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Antoine Fuqua Says ‘Emancipation’ Starring Will Smith Is The “Best” Film He’s Ever Made

Earlier this year, the world became obsessed with a viral moment during the Oscars when Will Smith slapped Chris Rock during the live telecast. It forever altered how people see Smith, obviously, but the long-term ramifications are still not fully known. Will people support him for his next film? Can Will Smith’s persona truly recover? Well, we won’t know for sure for a while, but we do know that the first big test will be the film, “Emancipation.” And according to that film’s director, Antoine Fuqua, it’s going to be something special.
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Antoine Fuqua Signs Overall Deal With MTV Entertainment Studios & Paramount

Click here to read the full article. MTV Entertainment Studios and Paramount want to stay in business with the Emmy-winning Antoine Fuqua and his Hill District Media banner. The executive producer of the Paramount+ drama Mayor of Kingstown has signed an overall deal with the studios that will focus on original scripted and unscripted content for TV. 101 Studios will serve as a production partner on all of Fuqua’s projects. Besides Mayor of Kingstown, Fuqua is also an executive producer on Fox’s The Resident. He most recently directed and executive produced What’s My Name: Muhammad Ali for HBO, which won the 2020...
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‘The Guilty’s Jake Gyllenhaal On Working With Antoine Fuqua And Questioning “What Makes A Real Hero”

Jake Gyllenhaal’s powerful performance in The Guilty, a film he nurtured and brought to director Antoine Fuqua after seeing the Danish-language original at Sundance in 2018, has won tremendous plaudits ever since it debuted on Netflix earlier in the year. For the actor and producer, it marks the latest chapter in a new approach to making movies, not least because of the creativity required in its shoot to figure out safe ways to work during the pandemic. It’s also a big year for the Gyllenhaal clan generally, as Jake’s sister Maggie releases her feature directorial debut, The Lost Daughter. DEADLINE: Your...
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The Guilty director Antoine Fuqua signs first-look partnership with Netflix

Antoine Fuqua has landed a first-look partnership with Netflix. The 'Guilty' director has signed a deal with the streaming giant following the success of his adaptation of Gustav Moller's Danish drama 'Den Skyldige', which saw the filmmaker reunite with 'Southpaw' actor Jake Gyllenhaal. Deadline reports that the deal will "focus...
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