The release plans for the Apple TV+ film Emancipation are said to be up in the air following the controversy created by Will Smith at the Academy Awards this year. About a month before the Oscars, Smith had wrapped filming on Emancipation which some had already been touting as having Academy Award potential. The plan was to release the film this fall, but after Smith tarnished his reputation by smacking Chris Rock on stage, Emancipation was reportedly pushed back to 2023.
Emancipation was reportedly delayed after the infamous Oscars slap, but strong test screenings could have the film released this year after all. Read More