Several Will Smith projects are said to be ‘on hold’ following the Oscars snub.

The aftermath of the Slap for Will Smith continues to be a rocky street. Smith made a number of apologies for his actions: one onstage when he accepted his Oscar win, one afterward to Chris Rock, and eventually one the place he resigned from the Academy.
Nevertheless, regardless of his apologies, action continues to be taken from organizations that work intently with Smith. After resigning his membership from the Academy, SAG-AFTRA introduced that they’ve been involved with the Academy and ABC to “appropriately” handle the scenario inside their very own membership.
The conflicting responses from the Academy of Smith’s actions and what occurred in response that evening additionally dropped at gentle points throughout the Oscars group and the way they could react in future occasions. Rock, whom Smith slapped after he made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith, addressed the slap briefly earlier than a comedy present however stated he’d “finally” handle the evening, and Smith, with time.
Whereas the way forward for Smith’s profession instantly following this weekend stays unsure, under are some insights into his initiatives at present in improvement. The Hollywood Reporter reported that Netflix has allegedly “slowed down” the event of Smith’s Quick and Free.
A number of elements might have contributed to the choice; the hooked up director, David Leitch, reportedly backed out of the mission every week earlier than the Oscars to work on Ryan Gosling’s Fall Man. With no director hooked up and within the wake of the Slap, THR shared that Netflix reportedly put the mission on maintain.
THR additionally reported that Unhealthy Boys 4 is allegedly on maintain following the occasions of Sunday’s ceremony, regardless of Smith receiving 40 pages of the script previous to the Slap. Smith’s Apple TV+ drama Emancipation is at present in post-production, set to premiere someday in 2022. Nevertheless, Apple has not introduced a proper launch date.

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