Apple has a Will Smith issue.
The New York Situations reporting on the lose-shed situation at Apple over the launch of Emancipation, a $120 million Civil War drama starring Will Smith that finished filming about a thirty day period prior to Smith climbed on phase in the course of the Oscars in March and slapped Chris Rock:
“If they shelve the movie, does that tarnish Apple’s status? If they launch it, does it tarnish their standing? … Hollywood likes a acquire-win circumstance. This a single is get rid of-eliminate.”
The movie is said to have produced an “overwhelmingly good reaction” in personal viewers screenings, in accordance to NYT’s sources, with Smith’s general performance explained as “volcanic.” Some are now pushing for the film’s launch ahead of the end of the calendar year to make it eligible for awards consideration.