Sarah Jessica Parker reports ‘countless’ cases of on-set harassment

Sex and the City star comments on NPR about impact of #MeToo and reveals harassment by a big movie star Sarah Jessica Parker has spoken about countless incidents of men behaving inappropriately on film and TV productions, including one with a big movie star that was only resolved after her agent threatened she would walk off the set. on the NPR Original Article : HERE ;

Toy Story 2 casting couch ‘blooper’ deleted by Disney after #MeToo movement

Now removed scene features Stinky Pete behaving in an inappropriate way with Barbie dolls A fake blooper scene from Toy Story 2 featuring a casting couch scenario has been quietly deleted by Disney from the latest home releases of the animated film. A running gag in Pixars films are the faux outtakes that play alongside the closing credits, depicting the animated characters making mistakes, pulling pranks on each other, fudging their lines or speaking directly to camera as if they were real actors. The outtakes regularly make fun of Hollywood and the film industry more broadly. The now deleted scene from the 1999 film featured the character Stinky Pete the Prospector, a small, rotund, bearded toy, caught chatting salaciously to …

Ill never be a cute object… Dragon Tattoo star Noomi Rapace on bank heists, sexism and loving England

As her latest film, The Captor, is released, the star of the Millennium trilogy tells why shes determined to portray women taking control of their lives Noomi Rapace found fame across the world playing the fearless Lisbeth Salander in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo trilogy. The films based on the Millennium thrillers are now a decade behind the Swedish actress, who went on to co-star with Michael Fassbender, Glenn Close, Tom Hardy and Will Smith in a succession of Hollywood blockbusters. Yet, Rapace says, the fighting spirit of the heroine of the late affecting the state of Louisiana, Rapace was working in New Orleans. I was so upset to be in the city. It is so backwards and so …

Anjelica Huston defends Woody Allen and Roman Polanski

Actor says she would work with Allen again in a second and that Polanski had paid his price for his behaviour Actor Woody Allen, and expressed sympathy for other controversial entertainment industry figures including Jeffrey Tambor. Crimes and Misdemeanors. Huston said she would work with him in again in a second, noting that two states investigated him, and neither of them prosecuted him. #MeToo campaign. Huston joins another in which she was a key figure having been present in her then boyfriend Jack Nicholsons house where the abuse occurred. (Huston was arrested the following day for cocaine possession.) Huston said Polanskis behaviour was part of a whole playboy movement at the time, and that approaching underage girls was de rigueur …

The #MeToo movement gave a voice to silenced women so why are films about it all made by men?

From the David Mamet play Bitter Wheat to Steven Berkoff s Harvey, how ironic that women directors are being written out of the narrative The #MeToo movement intended to give a voice to the silenced, and one of the more literal ways it is now attempting to do so is through the stage and screen. Theres a John Malkovich will play the disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein in the David Mamet play another play about is in talks for a #MeToo-themed anthology series called Consent. The stories that were scaremongered, bribed and blackmailed out of the public domain are finally being told and almost entirely by men. There is a churning sense of irony in the fact that a campaign …