Will Smith film Concussion ‘not altered to appease NFL’ says Sony
3 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
Concussion stars Smith alongside Alec Baldwin and Gugu Mbatha-Raw.
Sony has hit back at suggestions that it downplayed elements of forthcoming Will Smith film Concussion to appease the National Football League (NFL).
Concussion focuses on real-life whistle-blower Dr Bennet Omalu (Smith) and his confrontation with the NFL.
Omalu was implicit in diagnosing CTE, a degenerative brain disease arising from repeated head trauma – a condition which the NFL sought to cover up.
But Sony claims “nothing… has been ‘softened’ to placate anyone”.
Earlier this week, the New York Times published …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment