Following the Harvey Weinstein sexual attack scandal, Channing Tatum has come ahead to fortunately lend a hand the fallout of the Hollywood manufacturer. Channing, who had a movie coated up with The Weinstein Co. has pulled the plug at the mission and is publicly reducing ties with the corporate.
The actor, along side Reid Carolin, a manufacturer and Channing’s spouse on this mission, had been set to co-direct an adaptation of Matthew Quick’s 2013 novel, “Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock”. The novel tells the tale of a highschool scholar who plans to kill his absolute best pal after which himself in consequence of sexual abuse.
Channing and Reid introduced Wednesday by way of social media and the clicking that they aren’t handiest cancelling the mission, they’re additionally reducing ties with The Weinstein Company, the remark learn:
“The courageous ladies who had the braveness to get up and discuss their fact about Harvey Weinstein are true heroes to us. They are lifting the heavy bricks to construct the equitable global all of us should are living in. Our lone mission in building with TWC -Matthew Quick’s sensible guide, Forgive Me Leonard Peacock – is a tale a few boy whose existence was once torn asunder by means of sexual abuse. While we can now not broaden it or the rest this is belongings of TWC, we’re reminded of its robust message of therapeutic within the wake of tragedy. This is a huge alternative for actual sure trade that we proudly devote ourselves to. The fact is out – let’s end what our improbable colleagues began and get rid of abuse from our ingenious tradition as soon as and for all.
– Chan and Reid”
The mission was once arrange in 2014 with TWC, and would mark Channing’s debut co-directing a film.