Top Hollywood news of the day: December 22, 2017

Top Hollywood news of the day: December 22, 2017

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With Hollywood still reeling under the sexual harassment scandal sparked by multiple accusations against Harvey Weinstein, this year has been quite damaging for many celebrities. The backlash has ensured that at every individual will be heard if they have an experience to share, no matter how powerful the accused is. The downfall of biggies like Weinstein, Kevin Spacey and Dustin Hoffman has ensured that no one will be spared.

tom hanks the post donald trump

Tom Hanks refused to screen his film The Post for Donald Trump: Hollywood veteran Tom Hanks has said that he would not screen The Post that also stars Meryl Streep, at the White House if he were invited. The Post is about Pentagon Papers which exposed the US government's lies to their citizens during the Vietnam War.

mark hamill star wars the last jedi luke skywalker

Mark Hamill says Luke Skywalker in Star Wars The Last Jedi is not his Luke Skywalker : Star Wars The Last Jedi is one of the most divisive films in recent times. One of the most contentious things about the film is Luke Skywalker's arc. Mark Hamill agrees with the backlash, it seems. “I said to Rian, ‘Jedi’s don’t give up.’ I mean, even if he had a problem, he would maybe take a year to try and regroup. But if he made a mistake, he would try and right that wrong. So, right there we had a fundamental difference, but it’s not my story anymore..." Hamill said in an interview.

sylvester stallone sexual assault case

Sylvester Stallone denies 1990s sexual assault: Sylvester Stallone on Thursday denied the accusation that he raped a woman in the 1990s and said the allegation was “completely fabricated."

Laurie Metcalf in lady bird

Laurie Metcalf gets her first Oscar shot with Lady Bird: Metcalf has figured out ways to work around her camera phobia, but this year she’s also found herself even more out of her element with the nominations and awards attention being given to her work in Lady Bird. Not only is it her first film in a decade, but it’s the first time she’s had a serious shot at getting an Oscar nomination.

olivia munn essay on sexual harassment in hollywood

Olivia Munn writes powerful essay on Hollywood's sexual harassment problem: Olivia Munn, who accused producer Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct, has addressed Hollywood's sexual harassment and abuse issue in a hard-hitting essay. Munn, who was one of the six women to accuse Brett Ratner of sexual misconduct, called attention to Woody Allen's recent interview where he warned of a "witch-hunt atmosphere where every guy in an office who winks at a woman is suddenly having to call a lawyer to defend himself." She wrote, "The possibility of an overcorrection is much less worrisome than all of the injustices that led us to this moment. Woody's gut instinct to fear what this might become would be better suited to a gut instinct to hold back an urge that could be wrong." (With inputs from Agencies)