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Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
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In article <ou1pgj$5ao$1@dont-email.me>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com> 
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-52039D.22272308112017@news.easynews.com>,
> >>> anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net> wrote:
> >>>> In article <ou0o85$pgm$3@news.albasani.net>, Obveeus<Obveeus@aol.com>
> >>>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Director Ridley Scott is bringing in Christopher Plumber to reshoot 
> >>>>> all
> >>>>> of Kevin Spacey's scenes in the film - thus replacing him completely:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2017/11/08/kevin-spacey-c...
> >>>>> ut-all 
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -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 

That's not Scott's decision to make.  The first thing decided when 
making a movie is the release date.  Everything else comes after.

> 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.

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