Will Smith-led Netflix movie ‘Fast and Loose’ on hold: report

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Current experiences have surfaced that David Leitch withdrew from an upcoming Netflix movie starring Will Smith every week earlier than the Oscars. 

In accordance with the Hollywood Reporter, Leitch pulled out from the Netflix film and took on one other position with Common in an upcoming movie starring Ryan Reynolds referred to as “Fall Man.”

The outlet reported that Netflix tried to seek out one other director, however after the occasions that unfolded on the 2022 Oscars, the streaming service put the film, “Quick and Free,” on maintain. 

Current experiences have surfaced that David Leitch withdrew from an upcoming Netflix movie starring Will Smith every week earlier than the Oscars. 
(Foto AP/Chris Pizzello)

In the meantime, “Dangerous Boys 4” from Sony has been in energetic growth, with Smith receiving a 40-page script previous to the Oscars, however a supply informed the outlet that the manufacturing has additionally been paused, including that just a few initiatives in post-production will likely be doing the identical.  

CHRIS ROCK ADDRESSES WILL SMITH SLAP AT FIRST COMEDY SHOW SINCE OSCARS

Following Smith slapping Chris Rock on the Oscars, the actor has resigned from the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences.

Smith introduced his resignation in an announcement on Friday, stating that he has “betrayed the belief of the Academy” in an announcement offered to Fox Information Digital.

Will Smith hits presenter Chris Rock on stage while presenting the award for best documentary feature at the 2022 Oscars.

Will Smith hits presenter Chris Rock on stage whereas presenting the award for greatest documentary characteristic on the 2022 Oscars.
(AP Picture/Chris Pizzello)

“I’ve immediately responded to the Academy’s disciplinary listening to discover, and I’ll totally settle for any and all penalties for my conduct. My actions on the 94th Academy Awards presentation have been stunning, painful, and inexcusable. The listing of these I’ve damage is lengthy and contains Chris, his household, lots of my pricey pals and family members, all these in attendance, and world audiences at house. I betrayed the belief of the Academy,” Smith mentioned. 

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Smith added that he “disadvantaged different nominees and winners” of their probability to have a good time, and mentioned he’ll settle for any additional penalties from the Board.

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive at the Oscars. 

Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith arrive on the Oscars. 
(AP, File)

David Rubin, president of Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences, mentioned in an announcement that it has accepted Smith’s resignation, and can proceed to maneuver ahead with disciplinary proceedings in opposition to Smith.

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 “We’ve got acquired and accepted Mr. Will Smith’s instant resignation from the Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences. We’ll proceed to maneuver ahead with our disciplinary proceedings in opposition to Mr. Smith for violations of the Academy’s Requirements of Conduct, prematurely of our subsequent scheduled board assembly on April 18,” Rubin mentioned.

Reps for Sony and Netflix didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.

Fox Information’ Adam Sabes contributed to this report.

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