Will Smith It has been the subject of much, if not all, controversy this year after his actions at the Oscars where he slapped comedian Chris Rock at the expense of Will Smith’s wife Jada. After going underground for quite some time, he recently resurfaced on social media, offering an apology and explanation for his actions in a YouTube video.
Now, Will is slated to return to the big screen with his latest film release. Because no studio wants an actor who has a lot of controversy around them.But work on the release began in 2020. Moved from Georgia due to controversial election fairness laws. And of course, the Oscar affair didn’t help either.
The film is owned by Apple and, according to the latest reports, there was initial hesitation among Apple executives to release the film during this year’s awards season, but after recent test screenings of the film Apparently, test screenings had some very positive reviews, and test screening audiences weren’t at all surprised by Will’s performance, but rather impressed.
With this, Apple is confident that perhaps people are ready to get over the Oscars affair. That’s why we’re considering an awards season release this year.
Of course, Will Smith has resigned from the Academy and has been banned from attending the Oscars for about a decade, but he is still allowed to be nominated for awards and is very much allowed to win. .
If Emancipation is released and nominated for an Academy Award, Will may return to mainstream media, but will the general public react in the same way as test screening audiences?
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