In the fallout of Smith's smack of comedian Chris Rock, the fate of “Emancipation” — a $120 million runaway slave thriller directed by Antoine Fuqua — had been uncertain.
The academy also apologised for its handling of Smith's “unacceptable and harmful” action, saying they were "unprepared for the unprecedented.”
Actor Smith released a statement saying he will “fully accept any and all consequences for my conduct."
Mega star Will Smith could face expulsion from the Academy after attacking comedian Chris Rock.
Hollywood star and Academy Award winner for best actor Will Smith apologises to Chris Rock for hitting the comedian during the live broadcast of the glitzy Oscar ceremony.
Will Smith wins Oscar for best actor for portraying Venus and Serena Williams' father Richard in the tennis biopic "King Richard," taking home the trophy minutes after he went viral for slapping presenter Chris Rock onstage.
The SAG Awards are considered one of the most reliable predictors of the Academy Awards as actors make up the largest percentage of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, and their picks often align.
Hollywood has recently embarked on the journey to undo whitewashing in the industry by recasting a number of POC roles that were voiced by white actors.
Several French lawmakers are now compelled to hinder accountability, not racial injustice.
Organised by Bollywood directors Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar, the show will be live-streamed by Facebook and pay tribute to workers fighting the pandemic.
When Monday’s Academy Award nominations are announced, “Captain Marvel” and “Gemini Man” could see their names called along with “The Irishman” in the visual effects category. Each has arrived at its reverse ageing trick through a separate technique.
Will Smith, Matt Damon, and Angelina Jolie, and Scarlett Johansson express annoyance with Budapest mayor who used their images and quotes in re-election campaign.
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