Update: Exit from Georgia and go to liberation It is official now. Will Smith and Director Antoine Fuqua said: “At present, the nation is adapting to its history and trying to eliminate traces of institutional racism in order to achieve true racial justice. We cannot rely on it. Conscience provides financial support to the government that enacts a return voting law designed to restrict voter access. The new Georgia voting law is reminiscent of the voting barriers passed at the end of reconstruction to prevent many Americans from voting. Regrettably, we feel that Had to transfer film production from Georgia to another state.” You can read the release at the bottom of the original break.
Leaders of the Association of Directors condemned Georgia’s Prohibition of Voting Act
Exclusive at 5:45 a.m. PST: Apple’s runaway slave thriller liberation As Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signed the controversial restrictive election law, plans for shooting in Georgia will be changed today. I heard about this movie-Will Smith, who directed the script of William N. Collage by Antoine Fuqua-may be filmed in Louisiana The actual events of the thriller. This move will make the production cost around 15 million US dollars, because of the loss of generous tax rebates, which makes Georgia a busy production center in the United States.
After weeks of discussions between filmmakers and film officials in Georgia and Louisiana, as well as Georgia political leaders such as Stacey Abrams, this unresolved move It was realized. Abrams, along with Tyler Perry and some others, urged Hollywood not to give up on its own in response to restrictive election laws passed after Joe Biden’s presidential election. works. liberation It is unlikely to herald Georgia’s flight. This is a special case, considering the subject matter, the optical effects of shooting in Georgia will be difficult. The use of the familiar Peach symbol on this particular Apple movie may destroy the power of the movie’s theme.
Smith will play Peter, a slave who fled a plantation in Louisiana after being whipped for a lifetime. In the difficult journey in the northern hemisphere, he had to defeat cold-blooded hunters and the swamp of forgiveness in Louisiana. There, he joined the coalition army. The thriller is based on his true story and is imprinted in the historical annals with an indelible image. When Peter was naked during the Army physical examination, the photo was taken by the scars of the whipping of the plantation supervisors owned by John and Bridget Lyons, almost killing him. When the photo (later known as the “whipped back”) was published by The Independent in May 1863 and then published in Harper’s Weekly on July 4, it became a cruel and barbaric aspect of American slavery. Controversial proof. This photo spread all over the world. It consolidated the cause of abolitionists and prompted many free blacks to join the coalition army.
Apple bought the film packaging amid fierce competition last June, beating Warner Bros. (Warner Bros) for a transaction value of approximately US$130 million, including back-end acquisitions. For Smith and Fuqua, this is a passionate project. The deal was triggered after the murder of George Floyd, which caused the “Black Death” across the country. protest activity.
“This is the first viral image of the cruelty of slavery that the world has seen,” Fuqua told me last year. “The interesting thing is that when you put it together again with what is being seen today and social media and the world. You can’t solve the past, but you can remind people of the past. I think we have to be accurate and truthful. The way. Each of us must find a brighter future for all of us, each of us. This is one of the most important reasons to do things now, to show our history. We must face our own truth before we can move forward. “
This liberation This transaction set a record for holiday shopping.Although another deal Deadline was recently interrupted, Netflix acquired two Knife out The renewal of more than 400 million U.S. dollars is the largest ribbon transaction in history. liberation Still a rich software package. After the state government responded by enacting restrictive electoral laws, changing from a “red man” to a “blue man” in the presidential election, film producers and Apple were tied to the filming of this expensive information film in Georgia. Optical means. These measures include stricter ID rules for absentee ballots, restrictions on the use of drop-in boxes, authorization of state election commission officials to override local committees, and misdemeanors for queuing voters with food or water. Critics widely ridiculed it for making it more difficult for Black and other Georgian minority residents to vote, all of which is a reaction to President Donald Trump’s unfounded claims that the election was stolen from him.
Due to new voting restrictions, Fuqua Films and Westbrook Inc. withdrew the “mailing” of films from Georgia
Date: April 12, 2021
Director/producer Antoine Fuqua and his Fuqua film company and actor/producer Will Smith and his media company Westbrook Inc. have decided to transfer the production of their upcoming movie EMANCIPATION from Georgia, due to the state assembly And the state’s new voting restrictions. Signed by the Governor.
Fuqua and Smith said: “At present, the nation is adapting to its history and trying to eliminate traces of institutional racism in order to achieve true racial justice. We cannot conscientiously enact a government that enacts a return to voting law aimed at restricting voters’ access. Provide financial support. The new Georgia voting law is reminiscent of the voting barriers passed at the end of the reconstruction to prevent many Americans from voting. Unfortunately, we feel compelled to move film production from Georgia to another state.”
Fuqua directs Denzel Washington to win the best actor Oscars training day. His movie “Muhammad Ali: What’s My Name” (Muhammad Ali: What’s My Name) will be held in 2020 Won the Emmy Award in the year. His most recent film works include directors “Equalizer”, “Equalizer 2”, and acted as the executive producer of the TV series “The Resident”.
Jiefang plans to start filming on June 21, 2021. It will be starring Smith. General Fuqua commanded.
Based on a script by William N. Collage, the film plays Smith as Peter, a fugitive from slavery on a tragic journey north of Louisiana. The character “Whip Peter” is a enslaved man who was liberated from a plantation in the south and joined the coalition army. In 1863, Peter’s photos taken during the Army medical examination first appeared in Harper’s Weekly on July 4. A picture known as the “Whipped Back” shows Peter’s naked back, maimed by the whipping on the plantation of the slaves John and Bridget Lyons.