Will Smith’s new movie Emancipation is coming straight to Apple TV+.

The streaming platform won a seven-way bidding war to land the film, in a deal costing them an estimated $100,000.

The film is a thriller about a runaway slave, attempting to join the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Production on the film will begin in January 2021.

The film follows new Tom Hanks thriller Greyhound in coming to Apple TV+.

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