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Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
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Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
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Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 09:58:09 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 9:42 AM, Obveeus wrote:
> On 11/9/2017 9:33 AM, moviePig wrote:
>> On 11/9/2017 8:46 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>> On 11/9/2017 12:54 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>>>> In article<>,
>>>> anim8rfsk <> wrote:
>>>>> In article <ou0o85$pgm$>, Obveeus<>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Director Ridley Scott is bringing in Christopher Plumber to 
>>>>>> reshoot all
>>>>>> of Kevin Spacey's scenes in the film - thus replacing him completely:
>>>>>> -money-world-following-assault-allegations/846901001/
>>>>> Let's start a petition to get them to never show SUPERGAYMAN 
>>>>> RETURNS at
>>>>> all ever again.
>>>> Why stop at unreleased films?  Why not edit Errol Flynn out of 
>>>> "Robin Hood"
>>>> and Bing Crosby out of "Going My Way"?
>>> I agree.  I understand that Ridley Scott is in a tough position, 
>>> afraid that his film will never see the light of day or will be 
>>> unfairly blocked from awards consideration, but the overly 'PC'-ness 
>>> of this re-shooting is a horrible precedent.
>> I don't think it's a tough position for Scott, at least not in the 
>> sense that he has any real choice in the matter.  Movies are a 
>> business, and a Kevin Spacey flick right now has about the same 
>> box-office prospects as SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER.
> One choice that Ridley Scott had was simply to wait a year for the 
> shockwave to abate.  If, at that time, Spacey has been wiped from the 
> Hollywood landscape then do the re-shoots with a replacement actor and 
> submit the film for the awards circuit when it will be less likely to be 
> avoided 'just because'.
> Another choice would be to release the film without pandering to the 
> awards circuit.  This sort of sounds like one of those films that is 
> aimed at awards rather than profit, anyway...and the award half of that 
> equation is just about vanity if Ridley Scott is willing to rework his 
> art just in the hopes of getting attention.

Barring new evidence from the grassy knoll, Kevin Spacey will go down in 
history as THE three-strike poster boy (harassment, cradle-robbing, and, 
yes, homosexuality).  I'll bet half of Hollywood is re-routing their 
daily commute so as not to drive past his house...


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