Apple Sets Record In Acquiring Will Smith’s ‘Emancipation’

Deadline reports that Apple has acquired the previously-announced action-thriller Emancipation, focusing on a runaway slave who joins the Union Army to fight for his freedom, in a record-setting deal. The deal is reported to be between $105 million and $120 million. Antoine Fuqua (The Magnificent Seven) will direct, with Will Smith slated to star.

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