Armie Hammer has dropped out of an upcoming movie with Jennifer Lopez after messages allegedly despatched by the actor have been leaked on-line. Hammer has described the messages and social media response to them as a web based assault, calling them vicious and spurious.
Hammer, star of films together with The Social Community and Name Me By Your Identify, had been set to look reverse Lopez in motion comedy Shotgun Wedding ceremony. Nonetheless, he’ll not take the position.
A manufacturing spokesman instructed the PA information company: “Given the upcoming begin date of Shotgun Wedding ceremony, Armie has requested to step away from the movie and we assist him in his resolution.”
Hammer, 34, grew to become the main target of social media commentary over the weekend after specific and disturbing messages alleged to have been despatched by him have been circulated on-line.
Hammer stated in a press release to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday: “I’m not responding to those bullshit claims however in mild of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults in opposition to me, I can not in good conscience now go away my youngsters for 4 months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic. Lionsgate is supporting me on this and I’m grateful to them for that.”
Shotgun Wedding ceremony might be directed by Pitch Excellent filmmaker Jason Moore and follows a pair who get chilly toes earlier than they’re resulting from stroll down the aisle. Issues are sophisticated additional when the marriage occasion is hijacked by criminals.
Hammer performed the Winklevoss twins in The Social Community and starred reverse Timothee Chalamet in acclaimed drama, Name Me By Your Identify.
He most lately appeared reverse Lily James in a Netflix adaptation of Rebecca.
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