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Will Smith Set to Return Following Oscars Fiasco

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Will Smith , Set to Return , Following Oscars Fiasco.
NBC reports that Will Smith is ready to make his first big screen appearance since his headline-grabbing slap of Oscars host Chris Rock.
NBC reports that Will Smith is ready to make his first big screen appearance since his headline-grabbing slap of Oscars host Chris Rock.
On December 2, Smith's upcoming film "Emancipation" will be released in theaters.
Following the Oscars where he took home the Best Actor award for his role in "King Richard," Smith resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. .
Following the Oscars where he took home the Best Actor award for his role in "King Richard," Smith resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. .
The academy, who called Smith's behavior
"unacceptable," also banned him from
attending the Oscars for the next 10 years.
This action we are taking today in response
to Will Smith’s behavior is a step toward
a larger goal of protecting the safety
of our performers and guests,
and restoring trust in the Academy, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences letter to members, via NBC.
This action we are taking today in response
to Will Smith’s behavior is a step toward
a larger goal of protecting the safety
of our performers and guests,
and restoring trust in the Academy, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences letter to members, via NBC.
According to NBC, Smith will still be eligible
for nominations while being unable
to attend the academy's events.
"Emancipation" sees Smith play a runaway
slave searching for his family across Louisiana.
NBC reports that the film received a positive response following a pre-screening at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 51st Annual Legislative Conference.
NBC reports that the film received a positive response following a pre-screening at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's 51st Annual Legislative Conference.
NAACP CEO Derrick Johnson posted on Twitter that the film was “a story of adversity, of resilience, of love, and of triumph.”.
NAACP CEO Derrick Johnson posted on Twitter that the film was “a story of adversity, of resilience, of love, and of triumph.”.
The movie is set to release on Apple TV+
on December 9, one week after
its big screen release

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