Brad Pitt’s manufacturing firm is making a film about the reporters who helped carry down now-disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein, regardless of the star’s earlier involvement with the Miramax founder.
In keeping with The Hollywood Reporter, Pitt’s Plan B productions, which was beforehand accountable for Oscar-winning movies reminiscent of “12 Years a Slave” and “Moonlight,” is working to make a film that focuses on New York Occasions reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who printed a Pulitzer Prize-winning report on the almost numerous sexual assault and misconduct allegations in opposition to Weinstein.
Though there isn’t a author or director on board but, the film is predicted to take its lead from movies like “All of the President’s Males,” “Highlight” and “The Publish” by focusing much less on the crimes of Weinstein and extra on the trials and tribulations it took for the expose about him to go public. Kantor and Twohey’s tales helped carry down Weinstein and spark the #MeToo motion, which has seen a number of males in showbusiness lose their careers over accusations of sexual misconduct.
As Leisure Tonight notes, Pitt’s involvement within the story is stunning given his historical past with Weinstein. As beforehand reported, actress Gwyneth Paltrow was among the many slew of girls to follow-up the New York Occasions piece with allegations that Weinstein harassed her. Pitt, who was relationship Paltrow on the time, reportedly confronted him at a film premiere and allegedly threatened him, however the incident by no means went additional than that.
There’s at the moment no script for the film or launch date.