“She Said,” a film starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan about the reporters who broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment, will premiere in the United States in November 2022.
Mulligan and Kazan will play Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, respectively, as New York Times reporters behind the publication’s sexual harassment investigation into Hollywood movie mogul Weinstein, which sparked the #MeToo movement. According to Variety, the film, which has been set up at Universal Pictures, will release in US theatres on November 18, 2022.
The movie “She Said” is based on the bestseller book “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement” by Twohey and Kantor. The Pulitzer Prize-winning book describes how the two unearthed extensive sexual harassment and assault claims against Weinstein over several decades, leading to his 23-year jail term. Unorthodox director Maria Schrader will direct the film, which will begin production this year. Oscar-winner Rebecca Lenkiewicz wrote the screenplay.
Annapurna Pictures and Plan B Entertainment acquired the film rights to the novel “She Said” in 2018 as part of their co-production arrangement. Plan B will produce the picture with Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, and Jeremy Kleiner, while Megan Ellison and Sue Naegle will produce Annapurna.
The NY Times plus The New Yorker reported in October 2017 that scores about ladies became accused Harvey Weinstein of rape, physical assault, plus physical abuse past thirty years. Weinstein had been accused of such behavior by over eighty women in the film business. “Any non-consensual intercourse,” Weinstein said.
Soon later, he did fire from The TWC). Shortly after that, expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts plus Sciences, including other professional organizations, disappeared from public view. Into Los Angeles, NY City, plus London, criminal investigations into accusations from at least six women have been launched.
Weinstein did arrest in New York in May 2018 and was charged with rape and other crimes. He was convicted guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual conduct in February 2020. He did sentence to 23 years in prison in March 2020.