Is Will Smith Done Acting
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Board of Governors has decided that Will Smith will not be able to attend the Oscars for 10 years for slapping Chris Rock on stage.
Smith said in his statement that “I accept and respect the Academy’s decision,” Will Smith’s upcoming projects have been paused after slapping Chris Rock
Will Smith’s Upcoming Film Projects Paused
The Reporter from Hollywood revealed on Saturday that pre-production on the Smith starring Netflix action film Fast and Loose has been obstructed following the infamous incident at the Oscars.
The film’s director David Leitch dropped off the project. Additionally, Smith was given 40 pages of script for an upcoming 4th installment to the Bad Boys franchise, but Sony too has chosen to bench that blockbuster from active development.
Will Smith in the role of producer still has plenty of projects on the horizon in various states of development, but the fate of those films and TV shows is now in flux following the fallout of Smith’s infamous Oscars moment.
Smith wrote, “I am heartbroken… Change takes time and I am committed to doing the work to ensure that I never again allow violence to overtake reason.”