The New York Times reports:
Will Smith and the director Antoine Fuqua said on Monday that they were pulling their upcoming film production “Emancipation” out of Georgia because of the state’s new voting law, which has been denounced by activists as an effort to make voting harder for the state’s Black population.
The slavery-era drama, which is being produced and financed by Apple Studios, is the first major production to cite the law as a reason to leave the state, which offers generous tax incentives to Hollywood productions and has become a major hub for Marvel Studios, Netflix and other industry heavyweights.
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Will Smith and the director Antoine Fuqua said on Monday that they were pulling production of their upcoming film, “Emancipation,” out of Georgia because of the state’s new voting law — the first major production to do so. https://t.co/KifW3IdHrB
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