Will Smith to appear on David Letterman’s My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, filmed before Oscar night slap

The sit-down interview show has featured stars like Dave Chappelle, Kim Kardashian, and former President Barack Obama.

"My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman"

According to the Netflix and Letterman, the show's upcoming lineup and Smith was among the star-studded guest list that included Besides Smith,...

guests will be Cardi B, Kevin Durant, Billie Eilish, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Ryan Reynolds.  

The episodes were filmed before March and before Smith slapped Chris Rock on stage at the Oscars. 

Academy Award-winner Will Smith will be one of the guests on the popular Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,  but

Will Smith won his first Academy Award on Sunday, March 27, capturing the best actor honor for his portrayal of Richard Williams, the determined father who raised tennis champions Venus and Serena Williams, in King Richard

but the win was overshadowed by the actor assaulting Rock on stage in response to the comedian making a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith

After Oscar night slap, Smith was banned from attending any Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences events and banned from the Academy Awards for 10 years.

"My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman" will debut on May 20.