Apple Spends $120 Million On Upcoming Action Film
Apple has acquired the rights to the movie, Emancipation.
It is an action thriller starring Will Smith and directed by Antoine Fuqua. Antoine Fuqua is known for his Denzel Washington movies like Training Day and Equalizer.
Apple Studios pays over $120 MILLION for runaway slave thriller, “Emancipation” starring Will Smith and directed by Antoine Fuqua, @Deadline reports.
This marks the most expensive film festival acquisition deal in HISTORY.
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Apple spent $120 million to acquire the rights to the movie. The movie is about a slave on the run from the Confederacy during the Civil War.
Apple lands Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua’s ‘Emancipation’ film about slavery https://t.co/2Kb8mqmQ6U
— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) July 1, 2020