She said, a film about the Harvey Weinstein sex scandal starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan will hit theaters on November 18, 2022. The film will describe New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor’s struggle to break the story. from the Harvey Weinstein decades. lengthy accusations of sexual assault and secret rewards to victims. Mulligan and Kazan are playing Twohey and Kantor respectively. Emmy winner Maria Schrader (Heterodox) directs She said from a screenplay adapted by Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Ida, disobedience), based on the best-selling book She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement.

She said It will not focus on the disgraced media mogul, but instead will be a procedural drama centered on Twohey and Kantor, who faced intimidation and threats of litigation while trying to expose Weinstein’s misdeeds. Due to the couple’s efforts, several women retracted horrific accounts of sexual abuse by powerful men in the workplace, sparking the #Metoo movement. Twohey and Kantor first published a report on Weinstein’s sexual abuse allegations in 2017 in the New York Times. The couple, along with Ronan Farrow, won the Pulitzer Prize for public service for their research. As more women came forward and several high-profile stars faced accusations of harassment, Twohey and Kantor interviewed more women and published the nonfiction book. She said in 2019, detailing the process of its investigation, sources, etc.

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More casting announcements coming soon She said Filming is expected to begin in a few weeks. The film will be composed mainly of women behind and in front of the camera. And judging by the film’s Thanksgiving premiere, Universal expects She said to be one of the top contenders of the awards season. With several talented and creative minds involved, the movie could end up sweeping all the awards. It would be ironic if that happened because for years Harvey weinstein He used to be the type that Hollywood filmmakers and actors went to whenever they wanted an Oscar. But Weinstein ultimately paid the price for his crimes. He was fired immediately after the story broke and is currently serving a 23-year jail sentence at New York’s Rikers Island Prison. His old production company, The Weinstein Company, was also closed.

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She said It will mark Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan’s first on-screen collaboration. Mulligan previously starred Wildlife which was written and produced by Kazan. Kazan is best known for starring in independent dramas like Ruby sparks Y The great sick. Mulligan received praise for his excellent performance in the Oscar-winning film last year. Promising young woman. While she lost the famous Best Actress award to Francis McDormand, Hollywood finally recognized Mulligan’s potential. She will soon be seen in the Netflix-produced film. Astronaut starring Adam Sandler at the helm and alongside Bradley Cooper in Teacher. Kazan recently starred in the HBO miniseries. The plot against America and will be the next star in the Netflix drama series. Clickbait. Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner will produce She said with Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle of Annapurna Pictures serving as executive producers.

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