From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
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From: Obveeus <Obveeus@aol.com>
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Subject: Re: ALL THE MONEY IN THE WORLD reshoots
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 10:48:44 -0500
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On 11/9/2017 10:36 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
> In article <5a046745$0$40136$b1db1813$306e51c2@news.astraweb.com>,
> moviePig<pwallace@moviepig.com> wrote:
>> On 11/9/2017 8:46 AM, Obveeus wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>> On 11/9/2017 12:54 AM, Ted Nolan <tednolan> wrote:
>>>> In article<anim8rfsk-52039D.22272308112017@news.easynews.com>,
>>>> anim8rfsk <anim8rfsk@cox.net> wrote:
>>>>> In article <ou0o85$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...
>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -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.
>>
> 
> While I'm not disagreeing with you, I would point out SFH turned out
> to have pretty good BO, which was the problem..

Similarly, maybe some people in the industry fear that ALL THE MONEY IN 
THE WORLD would flourish at the box office (and at awards shows) if 
allowed to proceed...and they fear the message that would send?