A biopic about Will Smith’s life appears to be like to be over as Netflix and Apple+ have reportedly pulled out of the plans amid the current Oscars scandal.
The film relies on his bestselling autobiography which was launched final 12 months.
However, after Will hit Chris Rock on the Oscars, Netflix and Apple+ seem to have reprioritised.
According to The Sun, a supply revealed: “Netflix and Apple+ have quietly eliminated their bids for a Will Smith biopic and can as an alternative relocate the funds and develop authentic concepts from new black actors.
“Working with Will has become a risky business.
“They now plan on developing ideas with more family friendly stars like Mike Epps and Michael B. Jordan.”
The 53-year-old, who resigned from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is alleged to be staying at a high-end US sanctuary.
Will has now stated his actions are “inexcusable” and the Academy, who accepted his resignation, will now determine whether or not or to not strip him of his Best Actor Oscar for his function in King Richard on April 18.
As the streaming giants look elsewhere, plans for a fourth Bad Boys movie additionally seems to be on ice in addition to Netflix’s Fast And Loose.
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