Top Hollywood news of the day: November 17, 2017

Top Hollywood news of the day: November 17, 2017

From rumours of Ben Affleck hanging up the cape of Batman to Julia Roberts opening up on the issue of sexual harassment in Hollywood, a lot happened today in the world of Hollywood. Check out these snippets.

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Steven Spielberg's The Post will release in India in 2018: Steven Spielberg's directorial The Post, which stars Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, will release in India on January 12, 2018. The Post is a historical drama that tells the story of journalists from The Washington Post and The New York Times, who published classified documents, Pentagon Papers, about the nearly two decades long, Vietnam War. The film also features an acclaimed ensemble cast including actors like Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Paulson, Jesse Plemons, Matthew Rhys, Michael Stuhlbarg, Bradley Whitford and Zach Woods.

Jeffrey Tambor accused of sexual harassment again: Jeffrey Tambor, known for his work in Arrested Development and recently Amazon's Transparent, has been accused of sexual harassment for the second time and he has denied it again. Trace Lysette has alleged that the actor made sexually charged remarks to her while they were filming Transparent. A report by Deadline stated that Tambor “physically pressed up against Lysette in a sexually aggressive manner during a break in filming.” Tambor is already being investigated by Amazon Studios ever since the first sexual harassment allegation against him cropped up.

Sylvester Stallone denies sexual harassment charges: Sylvester Stallone, best known for his portrayal of boxer Rocky Balboa in the Rocky movie series, has denied claims of sexual assault made by a woman against him. The actor was accused of sexual assault by the woman, who was 16 when the incident allegedly took place. The unnamed woman met the Rambo star when she was staying at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel with family friends for 10 days.

Ben Affleck may be replaced by Jake Gyllenhaal as Batman: According to a rumour, Matt Reeves, who is known for his work on the Planet of the Apes trilogy, has met Jake Gyllenhaal to consider him as Batman in his standalone film on the Caped Crusader. Ben Affleck had in an interview said that he is "contemplating" starring in The Batman. Multiple actors before Affleck have donned the role of the protector of Gotham city. Before DC’s Extended Universe took birth, Christopher Nolan had directed the uber-successful Dark Knight trilogy starring Christian Bale in the titular role.

Julia Roberts wonders why she was spared of sexual harassment: Hollywood actor Julia Roberts says she has never been sexual harassed in her career in Hollywood. In an interview given to a leading news channel, the Oscar-winning actor admitted her luck makes her “feel bad”, because she doesn’t understand why she did not face the same alleged treatment that others claim to have been subjected to. She previously released a statement in support of victims after decades of allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. She also urged any victims of sexual abuse or harassment to turn to specialist organisations for help and support.