Will Smith’s ‘Brilliant’ sequel reportedly canned by Netflix after Oscars slap

One different Will Smith mission has been slapped down.

Netflix has allegedly canceled a sequel to the 53-year-old’s 2017 movement flick “Shiny,” in response to a Bloomberg supply.

The enterprise outlet moreover reported that Nationwide Geographic is delaying manufacturing on “Pole to Pole,” a nature assortment that follows the “King Richard” star as he visits the North and South poles. Filming was set to start out in three weeks, in response to Bloomberg, nevertheless has been pushed once more to fall 2022.

However, Bloomberg well-known that the selection to halt “Shiny” was allegedly unrelated to the slap heard around the globe.

Smith precipitated primary controversy when he bopped Chris Rock throughout the face on the Academy Awards final month.

The incident precipitated him to be banned from attending the Oscars for the next 10 years. However, he’s nonetheless able to protect the Greatest Actor award that he gained on that fateful night time time in March.

Smith additionally resigned from the Academy earlier this month over the incident, which occurred in the middle of the dwell telecast.

The “Shiny” actor was able to protect his golden statuette after slapping Rock on digicam in the middle of the Oscars’ dwell telecast.
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Various completely different of the “Latest Prince of Bel-Air” star’s initiatives have come to a standstill after the Oscars slap second.

A separate Netflix film and a movie for Sony have been positioned on preserve in response to an April 2 story from the Hollywood Reporter.

Netflix was throughout the midst of discovering a model new director for “Fast and Unfastened” after distinctive filmmaker David Leitch left the flick ahead of the Academy Awards.

Since the incident, Smith has apologized to Rock and resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
As a result of the incident, Smith has resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Sony may also be holding its breath for “Harmful Boys 4,” which had started pre-production sooner than the awards ceremony. 

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Smith beforehand responded to the Oscars ban following the Academy board’s ruling on April 8, telling Internet web page Six in an announcement: “I accept and respect the Academy’s alternative.”

“The Board of Governors has decided, for a interval of 10 years, from April 8, 2022, Mr. Smith shall not be permitted to attend any Academy events or purposes in particular person or practically, along with nevertheless not restricted to the Academy Awards,” the Academy talked about in assertion on the time.

“We want to particular our deep gratitude to Mr. Rock for sustaining his composure beneath extraordinary circumstances,” the group continued. “We moreover want to thank our hosts, nominees, presenters and winners for his or her poise and allure all through our telecast.”