The filmography of Will Smith is filled with projects of all shapes and sizes. From alien invasions (“Independence Day”) to superheroes (“Hancock”) to post-apocalyptic horror (“I Am Legend
”) to full-on comedy, Smith has done just about every genre of film. Well, except for a film about slavery. That is until now, as he’s in the middle of production on the new Antoine Fuqua
-directed feature, “Emancipation
.” And according to the actor, there’s a very good reason why he’s avoided slavery films until now.
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