Armie Hammer exits upcoming film function amid alleged social media scandal
Armie Hammer’s function in an upcoming film shall be recast as he faces scandal.
The actor, 34, made headlines lately after messages allegedly written by Hammer — they haven’t been verified — have been leaked that includes graphic sexual fantasies, Web page Six reported.
The actor was set to star alongside Jennifer Lopez in “Shotgun Marriage ceremony,” a Lionsgate movie following a pair whose vacation spot marriage ceremony attendees are taken hostage.
“Armie has requested to step away from the movie and we help him in his resolution,” a spokesperson for the manufacturing mentioned in a press release to Fox Information.
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Fox Information has discovered that his function shall be recast despite the fact that he was set to start manufacturing shortly.
Hammer additionally provided a press release to Selection.
“I’m not responding to those bulls–t claims however in gentle of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults towards me, I can’t in good conscience now go away my youngsters for four months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic,” he mentioned. “Lionsgate is supporting me on this and I’m grateful to them for that.”
A spokesperson for Hammer didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
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“Shotgun Marriage ceremony” shall be directed by Jason Moore (“Pitch Good,” “Sisters”) and is written by Mark Hammer (“Two Night time Stand”) and Elizabeth Meriwether (“New Woman”), in response to IMDb. Lopez will produce and Ryan Reynolds will govt produce.
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Hammer is finest identified for his roles in “The Social Community” and “Name Me by Your Title,” which earned him a Golden Globe nomination in 2018. His latest appearances embrace an episode of HBO’s “We Are Who We Are” and Netflix’s “Rebecca” remake.
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In July, Hammer and his spouse of over 10 years, Elizabeth Chambers, introduced their break up on social media. They share two youngsters collectively: daughter Harper Grace, 5, and son Ford Douglas Armand, 3.