Will Smith shares sneak peek of 'Emancipation'

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Will Smith has shared a archetypal look astatine his adjacent large project.

Smith posted a almighty trailer connected Monday for the upcoming Apple TV+ film, “Emancipation.”

The histrion plays a enslaved who “embarks connected a perilous travel to reunite with his family” successful the film, which is inspired by a existent story.

“This was the hardest movie I’ve ever made,” Smith wrote connected the Instagram post. “Blood, Sweat & Tears… LITERALLY! Shoutout to Apple who doubled (and tripled) down connected their committedness to present this epic communicative to the world.”

The Antoine Fuqua directed movie volition deed theaters successful constricted merchandise connected Dec. 2 earlier it begins streaming connected Apple TV+ a week later.

That means some the movie and Smith volition beryllium eligible for Oscar nominations this awards season.

Smith, who won his archetypal Academy Award successful March erstwhile helium took location the champion histrion trophy for his relation successful “King Richard,” has been banned from the awards ceremonial for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock arsenic Rock was presenting during the telecast.