The veteran caused a stir as he shot the highly-anticipated alien encounter sequel in the Big Apple, famously insisting a large double-decker trailer be brought in to accommodate his every need.
And local actor Michael Dean, who appears in the new film, reveals the 43 year old icon was so adamant about maintaining his privacy, Smith fired a star-struck recruit for trying to secretly snap his picture.
Dean tells the New York Post, ""Will called him out personally: 'Is that guy filming me?' He stopped the whole scene, walked up to the guy and asked him to leave the set. It was interesting.""