Actor Will Smith might one day take his talents away from Hollywood and move into the political arena.

Smith discussed his potential future in politics while promoting his new film "Concussion," a movie about Dr. Bennet Omalu's fight to force the NFL to recognize the effect football has on its player's long-term health.

"I'm a climber, so if I see a mountain, I have to climb it," he told The Hollywood Reporter. "I'm not a camper; I don't like hanging in one place too long. So I think, at this point, I'm elevating my ability to be useful in the world. I think that that's what my grandmother always hoped, that I would make myself useful to people in this lifetime. I'm working really hard and my storytelling is elevating, my ability to be eloquent with my body and with my voice and to deliver ideas as an actor is elevating."

"And, you know, as I look at the political landscape, I think that there might be a future out there for me. They might need me out there. This is the first year that I've been incensed to a level that I can't sleep, you know? So I'm feeling that at some point, in the near future, I will have to lend my voice to the conversation in a somewhat different way."

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