On March 27, Will Smith starred in one of the most controversial moments in the history of the Oscar Awards 2022 when he took the stage and assaulted host Chris Rock for a comment against his wife Jada Pinkett and the alopecia that he suffers.
The controversial incident would not take long to bring repercussions, since the actions of the protagonist of Soy Leyenda were condemned by various figures of Hollywood and even for his own Academywho spoke out against violence.
Added to this is the fact that recently two large producers such as Netflix and Sony projects that included the winner of the Oscar for Best Actor in 2022.
NETFLIX AND SONY STOP MOVIES WITH WILL SMITH
Despite being considered the best actor of the year for “The Williams Method”, in his resign from the academy and the bad image generated by the attack the suspension of two productions that had Will Smith as the protagonist was added.
Fast and Loose
The tape was one of Netflix’s most important bets and was supposed to start filming in August. However, a week before the 2022 Oscars, director David Leitch stepped down as director to focus on Fall Guy, starring Ryan Gosling.
Immediately upon Leitch’s departure, the streaming platform would have sought a new director to ensure the presence of Smith, who was a favorite to win the Oscar, and who would ultimately be. Although after what happened with Chris Rock, Netflix decided to suspend the project.
At the moment there is no official statement from the platform about the tape, which tells the story of a gangster who must reconstruct his past after an attack that loses his memory after an attack against him.
bad boys 4
The film is a continuation of Bad Boys For Life, the film released in 2020 and reviving the Two Rebel Police franchise that began in 2005 and had its sequel in 2003.
According to the end of the third installment, Mike Lowrey (played by Will Smith) knew his son Armando (Jacob Scipio) and offers him a chance at redemption after having murdered several politicians and policemen.
However, after the incident, Sony managers paused the project waiting to find out how strong the repercussions will be and if they could reach production.
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