Armie Hammer has repeatedly had issues in the headlines in recent weeks, although the nature of the allegations against him is confusing. No charges have been filed against the actor, and some of the charges have been described as “stupid,” including the allegation that he is a cannibal.
Regardless, there seems to be a bit of an effect on his career, at least according to Page Six. The outlet reported this weekend that directors of a movie about to be released are concerned because Armie stars in it. Their concern is that the actor’s media fiasco will negatively affect the numbers.
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Armie has reportedly had to walk away from a number of productions, including things like The offer and Shotgun wedding, although the actor suggested he leave not because of the controversy, but because he wanted to spend more time with family.
An insider who spoke to the outlet explained that it would have taken too many months to reprise Armie’s role Crisis, starring Hammer and Gary Oldman, so they chose to keep it in at the end of the day. “This movie doesn’t have that big of a budget,” explained the source, before claiming it would take another 8-12 weeks to remake it.
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In addition, another insider says it would be nearly impossible to eliminate Armie’s role in the film, as he is a focal point of the plot, most notably that he is the man the women fight for and that it is clumsy, expensive and time consuming would be. , to suddenly replace it.
The insider joked that Armie was a “ charming snake in the movie, ” so the controversy won’t hurt the movie, in fact, it might even work on it, the source insinuated. Armie is now also scheduled to appear in a Broadway play, but it has closed due to the COVID-19 restrictions.
A source close to the theater scene explained that Broadway has always been a highly competitive space, but they don’t “ eat other people, ” clearly referring to the side of the accusations that have presumably labeled Mr. Hammer a “ cannibal. ”