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Apple Pulls Samuel L. Jackson Movie From Festival, Citing ‘Concerns'

18 days ago   |   By NY Times

“The Banker,” one of the tech giant's first forays into film, was a day away from its premiere at AFI Fest in Los Angeles.
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Apple cancels premiere of film ‘The Banker' after unspecified ‘concerns'

18 days ago   |   By National Post

Apple Inc has canceled the world premiere of movie "The Banker," one of its first original films, as it investigates unspecified concerns surrounding the period drama, the company said on Wednesday. "The Banker" was supposed to debut on Thursday in Hollywood at the American Film Institute's AFI Fest. "We purchased 'The Banker' earlier this year as we were moved by the film's entertaining and educational story about social change and financial literacy," Apple said in a statement.
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Apple pulls ‘The Banker' last-minute from AFI Fest over ‘concerns'

Apple pulls ‘The Banker' last-minute from AFI Fest over ‘concerns'

18 days ago   |   By New York Post

Apple is learning that making original content is not as easy as it streams. After shaky reviews for its initial TV offerings, Apple TV+ service's first major film, “The Banker,” has been abruptly pulled as the closing night event of AFI Fest over “concerns,” Deadline reports. The movie would've had its world premiere Thursday in...
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Apple cancels premiere of 'The Banker' over 'concerns'

18 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Apple has canceled the premiere of one of the tech company's first original films, "The Banker" the day before it was to debut at Los Angeles' AFI Film Festival.
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Apple canceled the premiere of 'The Banker,' its first major movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie, as it investigates 'concerns surrounding the film'

Apple canceled the premiere of 'The Banker,' its first major movie starring Samuel L. Jackson and Anthony Mackie, as it investigates 'concerns surrounding the film'

18 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple abruptly canceled the Thursday premiere of its movie "The Banker" at AFI Fest.
The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline reported it was due to concerns raised involving the real-life subjects of the movie.
Apple has put on hold the movie's theatrical and streaming release while it investigates "recently uncovered, and potentially damaging, charges," Deadline said.
"Last week some concerns surrounding the film were brought to our attention," Apple said in a statement. "We, along with the filmmakers, need some time to look into these matters and determine the best next steps."
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