As the ranks of the “Me Too” movement swell, it seems increasingly likely that #TimesUp for Woody Allen. Amazon’s own Golden Globe-winning Rachel Brosnahan now speaks out against working with the director on his first-ever TV project, Crisis in Six Scenes.
Amazon may have yet a third sexual harassment scandal in its midst. Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner has now joined the group of powerful Hollywood men accused of sexual harassment, as a major Mad Men writer steps forward.
Weeks after Amazon parted ways with studio boss Roy Price over sexual harassment claims, Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor has become the subject of another investigation. Tambor’s former assistant has reported him for inappropriate behavior, though the actor apparently rejects the claims.
Well, we knew Amazon was looking for its own Game of Thrones; we just didn’t think they’d aim this high. A full-scale Lord of the Rings TV series is in development at Warner Bros., with Amazon leading the pack in an understandably competitive bid.
Another major shift has taken place in the ongoing harassment awareness around Harvey Weinstein. Amazon Studio boss Roy Price has officially resigned his position, after being placed on leave for allegations by Man in the High Castle executive producer Isa Dick Hackett.