Will Smith’s Next Awards Contender

More than months after he slapped Chris Rock

for an inappropriate joke he made against his wife, Jaeda Pinkett Smith. 

Will Smith was banned from the Oscars for a decade

Will Smith is still considered to be personable in Hollywood.

Many of Smith's future projects were in flux.

Now, the film which was scheduled for his award-season

follow-up is reportedly being pushed to next year.

Emancipation, an action-drama, has been delayed for some time in 2023 from its expected 2022 release date.