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Eye Witness News
Harvey Weinstein hits back at Peter Jackson - againinsisted, via a spokesperson, that he had nothing to do with the casting of the
Eye Witness News / Posted 39 minutes ago
insisted, via a spokesperson, that he had nothing to do with the casting of the movie, as by the time actors were hired, Miramax had lost the project to New Line, Jackson then maintained it was because of the producer's comments he ultimately... Read more
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iafrica.com
Jackson says Weinstein bad-mouthed actressessaid in the late 1990s Judd and Sorvino were in the running for roles in his To
iafrica.com / Posted an hour ago
said in the late 1990s Judd and Sorvino were in the running for roles in his Tolkien blockbuster before Weinstein's Miramax Films stepped in. "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all... Read more
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NZCity
Sir Peter Jackson has claimed Harvey Weinstein banned him from casting Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogymovies which were released in the early 2000s, and has claimed that the disgrac
NZCity / Posted 7 hours ago
movies which were released in the early 2000s, and has claimed that the disgraced producer - whose production company Miramax briefly controlled the movies before New Line Cinema took over - told him the two actresses were “a nightmare to work... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harvey Weinstein Fires Back at Peter Jackson Over Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino Blacklisting (Update)she was in conversations with Mr. Jackson and reviewed sketches, it was under N
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 hours ago
she was in conversations with Mr. Jackson and reviewed sketches, it was under New Line, which had casting authority, not Miramax. Miramax never provided sketches to anyone. Around the time of “Rings,” Mr. Weinstein cast Ms. Judd in “Frida” and... Read more
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New York Daily News
Harvey Weinstein doubles down on blacklisting denialSorvino and Ashley Judd in “The Lord of the Rings,” but Weinstein urged him not
New York Daily News / Posted 16 hours ago
Sorvino and Ashley Judd in “The Lord of the Rings,” but Weinstein urged him not to.(Getty / New York Daily News) Disgraced Miramax honcho Harvey Weinstein is doubling down on his claim that he in no way sabotaged the careers of Mira Sorvino and... Read more
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FOX News
Weinstein brothers stopped Mira Sorvino from being cast in 'Bad Santa,' director sayswho said the Weinsteins told him not to hire Sorvino and Ashley Judd. Jackson c
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
who said the Weinsteins told him not to hire Sorvino and Ashley Judd. Jackson called it a “smear campaign.” "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,"... Read more
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FOX News
Weinstein brothers stopped Mira Sorvino from being cast in 'Bad Santa,' director sayswho said the Weinsteins told him not to hire Sorvino and Ashley Judd. Jackson c
FOX News / Posted 16 hours ago
who said the Weinsteins told him not to hire Sorvino and Ashley Judd. Jackson called it a “smear campaign.” "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,"... Read more
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/Film
Harvey Weinsten Allegedly Blocked Actresses From the Lord of the Rings CastWeinstein advised the filmmaker against casting actresses Ashley Judd and Mira
/Film / Posted 17 hours ago
Weinstein advised the filmmaker against casting actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in the fantasy trilogy: “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Selma Blair cuts effortlessly stylish figure in striped dressher support to actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino on Friday after Peter Jac
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
her support to actresses Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino on Friday after Peter Jackson said he was told by Harvey Weinstein's Miramax company the women were a 'nightmare' to work with when he was interested in casting them in his Lord Of The Rings... Read more
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Daily Mail
Harvey Weinstein responds to accusations he blacklisted Mira Sorvinoin 2006 Judd and Sorvino are among the dozens of women who have accused Weinst
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
in 2006 Judd and Sorvino are among the dozens of women who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct. 'I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,'... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Director claims Harvey Weinstein blocked him from casting Mira Sorvinoof sexual misconduct - in the Lord of the Rings film series because of their "d
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
of sexual misconduct - in the Lord of the Rings film series because of their "difficult" behaviour. He said: "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998. At... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Director Terry Zwigoff claims Weinstein blocked him from casting Mira Sorvinoof sexual misconduct - in the Lord of the Rings film series because of their "d
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
of sexual misconduct - in the Lord of the Rings film series because of their "difficult" behaviour. He said: "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998. At... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mira Sorvino brought to tears as Peter Jackson recounts Weinstein smear campaign on actressesor Ashley Judd was likely part of a smear campaign against the two actresses.
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
or Ashley Judd was likely part of a smear campaign against the two actresses. Jackson tells Stuff that he was told by Miramax in the late 1990s that they were “a nightmare” to work with and thus didn’t consider either for his Lord of the Rings... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Hollywood heart-throb Priestley punched WeinsteinTV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide a
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
TV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide any context, other than revealing it was at a Miramax party, the production company formerly run by Weinstein. Of course there is more to the story... ‘95 Golden... Read more
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Gulf News
Weinstein denies blacklisting Ashley Juddhe expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching t
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
he expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching the project to Weinstein’s production company Miramax.“I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Hollywood heart-throb Priestley punched WeinsteinTV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide a
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
TV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide any context, other than revealing it was at a Miramax party, the production company formerly run by Weinstein. Of course there is more to the story... ‘95 Golden... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Hollywood heart-throb Priestley punched WeinsteinTV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide a
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
TV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide any context, other than revealing it was at a Miramax party, the production company formerly run by Weinstein. Of course there is more to the story... ‘95 Golden... Read more
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News.com.au
Hollywood heart-throb Priestley punched WeinsteinTV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide a
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
TV heart-throb punching Weinstein. The now 48-year-old actor doesn’t provide any context, other than revealing it was at a Miramax party, the production company formerly run by Weinstein. Of course there is more to the story... ‘95 Golden... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Weinstein blocked Sorvino from Xmas classicJudd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accuse
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
Judd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accused Harvey of sexual harassment. “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,”... Read more
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Junkee
Another Director Says The Weinstein Brothers Kept Him From Casting Mira SorvinoEarlier this week, Peter Jackson claimed that Harvey Weinstein’s company Mirama
Junkee / Posted yesterday
Earlier this week, Peter Jackson claimed that Harvey Weinstein’s company Miramax blacklisted actresses Mira Sorvino and Ashley Judd during casting discussions for Lord of the Rings. Now director Terry Zwigoff has backed up Jackson’s claims by... Read more
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IGN
Disney Is Now the Most Powerful Movie Studio of All Timeneed to diversify the types of films they’re offering viewers. It’s possible Di
IGN / Posted yesterday
need to diversify the types of films they’re offering viewers. It’s possible Disney could -- as it did in the ‘90s via its Miramax, Hollywood Pictures, and Touchstone labels -- use the more highbrow Fox Searchlight to distribute movies geared... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jason Priestley says he punched Harvey Weinstein in the face in 1995he punched Harvey Weinstein in the face at a 1995 Golden Globes party The Lord
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
he punched Harvey Weinstein in the face at a 1995 Golden Globes party The Lord Of The Rings director revealed that Miramax advised him not to cast either because they were 'nightmares' to work with. When Mira Tweeted she was 'heartbroken'... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Director Peter Jackson says Weinstein company warned against hiring Judd, Sorvinothe two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The
Orlando Sentinel / Posted yesterday
the two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" films to Miramax - film producer Weinstein's first studio and a cultural force throughout the decade. Miramax's comments led Jackson... Read more
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New York Daily News
Jason Priestley claims he punched Harvey Weinstein in the facehim back and punched him with a right hand to his face," he recalled. Priestle
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
him back and punched him with a right hand to his face," he recalled. Priestley explained that the incident occurred at a Miramax party following the 1995 Golden Globes, where Weinstein allegedly told him he had to leave. "I was leaving when he... Read more
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Mashable
On a magical night 22 years ago, Jason Priestley punched Harvey Weinstein in the facedetail lie. Prompted by questions on Twitter, Priestley stepped in to share his
Mashable / Posted yesterday
detail lie. Prompted by questions on Twitter, Priestley stepped in to share his own version of what happened at a Miramax-hosted Golden Globes party in 1995. To his credit, Priestley didn't try to frame the narrative around an altercation... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘Bad Santa’ Director: The Weinsteins Blacklisted Mira Sorvino From My Movie Tooup — for potential roles in his blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings.” The film,
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
up — for potential roles in his blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings.” The film, which was developed at the Weinsteins’ Miramax in the late ’90s, was ultimately produced by New Line — though the Weinsteins maintained executive producer credits... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Director Peter Jackson says Weinstein company warned against hiring Judd, Sorvinothe two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
the two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" films to Miramax - film producer Weinstein's first studio and a cultural force throughout the decade. Miramax's comments led Jackson... Read more
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dna
Harvey Weinstein made me blacklist Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino, says Peter Jacksonwhile working him on projects including "The Hobbit" and "LOTR" trilogy, but wa
dna / Posted yesterday
while working him on projects including "The Hobbit" and "LOTR" trilogy, but was wary of collaborating again. "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998. At... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘Bad Santa’ Director: The Weinsteins Blacklisted Mira Sorvino From My Movie Tooup — for potential roles in his blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings.” The film,
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
up — for potential roles in his blockbuster “The Lord of the Rings.” The film, which was developed at the Weinsteins’ Miramax in the late ’90s, was ultimately produced by New Line — though the Weinsteins maintained executive producer credits... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Director Peter Jackson says Weinstein company warned against hiring Judd, Sorvinothe two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The
Hartford Courant / Posted yesterday
the two actresses in the late 1990s, when he was pitching early plans for "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" films to Miramax - film producer Weinstein's first studio and a cultural force throughout the decade. Miramax's comments led Jackson... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Weinstein blocked Sorvino from Bad SantaJudd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accuse
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
Judd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accused Harvey of sexual harassment. “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,”... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Weinstein blocked Sorvino from Bad SantaJudd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accuse
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
Judd in the Lord of the Rings series in the late 1990s. Both women have accused Harvey of sexual harassment. “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,”... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Harvey Weinstein denies blacklisting Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvinohe expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching t
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
he expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching the project to Weinstein’s production company Miramax. “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was... Read more
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News.com.au
Weinstein ‘blocked Sorvino from Bad Santablocked his casting choices. Picture: APSource:AP Both women have accused Harv
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
blocked his casting choices. Picture: APSource:AP Both women have accused Harvey of sexual harassment. “I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,”... Read more
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metro
Peter Jackson confirms Weinstein blacklisted Mira Sorvino and Ashley JuddThe Rings. Following Weinstein’s denial of this being the case, director Peter
metro / Posted 2 days ago
The Rings. Following Weinstein’s denial of this being the case, director Peter Jackson issued a statement revealing that Miramax bosses discouraged him from casting Sorvino and Judd. In a statement released to Deadline, Jackson said: ‘Amongst... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Sir Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein banned me from hiring actressesmovies which were released in the early 2000s, and has claimed that the disgrac
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
movies which were released in the early 2000s, and has claimed that the disgraced producer - whose production company Miramax briefly controlled the movies before New Line Cinema took over - told him the two actresses were "a nightmare to work... Read more
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metro
Happy birthday Jane Austen: her 12 famous male heroes rankedelse. Heartbreaker.7. Edmund Bertram (Mansfield Park) Jonny Lee Miller as Edmu
metro / Posted 2 days ago
else. Heartbreaker.7. Edmund Bertram (Mansfield Park) Jonny Lee Miller as Edmund in 1999’s Mansfield Park (Picture: Miramax Films) Kind and moral and not afraid to call out those who are less so. Would-be anthropologist Edmund might lack... Read more
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Daily Mail
Alyssa Milano pens open letter to Matt Damon for sex abuse commentsDriver took to Twitter earlier in the day to also attack Damon Driver had date
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Driver took to Twitter earlier in the day to also attack Damon Driver had dated for a year after they co-starred in Miramax's Good Will Hunting two decades ago 'There are so many men... who do NOT frame the differentiation between sexual... Read more
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Junkee
Director Peter Jackson Says Harvey Weinstein's Company Told Him To Blacklist Actressesrecent interview with New Zealand news outlet Stuff, Jackson recalls pitching h
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
recent interview with New Zealand news outlet Stuff, Jackson recalls pitching his adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels to Miramax in the late ’90s, when the studio was run by Harvey Weinstein and his brother Bob. Jackson says he had expressed... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit a
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to Weinstein's Miramax studio, which had distributed his 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. "I recall Miramax telling us (Judd and Sorvino) were... Read more
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Daily Journal
Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit a
Daily Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to Weinstein's Miramax studio, which had distributed his 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. "I recall Miramax telling us (Judd and Sorvino) were... Read more
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Daily Record
Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit a
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to Weinstein's Miramax studio, which had distributed his 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. "I recall Miramax telling us (Judd and Sorvino) were... Read more
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York Daily Record
Peter Jackson: Harvey Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit a
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to Weinstein's Miramax studio, which had distributed his 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. "I recall Miramax telling us (Judd and Sorvino) were... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Peter Jackson Fires Back After Harvey Weinstein Denies Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino Blacklisting— which Jackson said is ” a deflection from the truth.” Added the “LOTR” direc
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
— which Jackson said is ” a deflection from the truth.” Added the “LOTR” director: “We stand by what we were told by Miramax when we raised both of their names.” (See his full statement below.) Judd and Sorvino both responded to Jackson’s... Read more
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WA Today
Weinstein allegations: Director Peter Jackson admits he blacklisted actresseslate 1990s when Jackson was pitching his early plans for The Hobbit and Lord of
WA Today / Posted 2 days ago
late 1990s when Jackson was pitching his early plans for The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to the Weinstein-led studio Miramax. Judd was picked to star in the film along with Sorvino. "I recall Miramax telling us [Judd and Sorvino] were a... Read more
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11 News Houston
Peter Jackson: Weinstein told me not to cast Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino in 'LOTR'Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit a
11 News Houston / Posted 2 days ago
Jackson recalled meeting with Weinstein in the late 1990s to pitch The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings films to Weinstein's Miramax studio, which had distributed his 1994 film Heavenly Creatures. Harvey Weinstein, in Antibes, near Cannes,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Peter Jackson Fires Back After Harvey Weinstein Denies Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino Blacklisting— which Jackson said is ” a deflection from the truth.” Added the “LOTR” direc
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
— which Jackson said is ” a deflection from the truth.” Added the “LOTR” director: “We stand by what we were told by Miramax when we raised both of their names.” (See his full statement below.) Judd and Sorvino both responded to Jackson’s... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Peter Jackson admits to blacklisting Judd, Sorvinoactresses from the trilogy on the advice of now-disgraced Hollywood executive H
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
actresses from the trilogy on the advice of now-disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein's production company Miramax. Now, he says he's starting to realise that was likely to be part of a smear campaign. Key points So, what did... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Weinstein denies blacklisting actresseshe expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching t
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
he expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching the project to Weinstein's production company Miramax. "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was... Read more
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News.com.au
Weinstein denies blacklisting actresseshe expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching t
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
he expressed interest in casting Judd and Sorvino in the movie while pitching the project to Weinstein's production company Miramax. "I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was... Read more
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