Channing Tatum Pulls Sexual Abuse Movie, Cutting Ties With Weinstein Company


The actor and producer announced Wednesday in a statement with producing partner Reid Carolin that they are halting development on the adaptation of Matthew Quick's 2013 novel - which focuses on a teenager who plans to kill his best friend and then himself following experiences of sexual abuse.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Angelina Jolie, Cara Delevingne, Eva Green and Lea Seydoux are among a wave of stars who have made complaints about past sexual assault by Weinstein, while actress Rose McGowan posted on Twitter that Weinstein had raped her. Tatum also said he's cutting ties with TWC, which has fired Weinstein and kicked him off its board in the wake of the far-reaching controversy.

Another law enforcement agency is looking into disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.

For their part, the staffers who drafted the memo to the New Yorker said they have "nothing to hide", and blasted nondisclosure agreements in their contracts that some have blamed for helping to keep allegations under wraps for years. "We ask that the company let us out of our NDAs immediately - and do the same for all former Weinstein Company employees - so we may speak openly, and get to the origins of what happened here, and how".

Meanwhile, the NYPD Detective Bureau in NY has said it is "reviewing its records" but said that "no official complaint reports have been identified" again Weinstein.

Los Angeles police say they are investigating a possible sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein - the first involving the producer in the city. Now, the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating. Amazon Studios head Roy Price resigned this week following harassment allegations.

Harvey Weinstein's alleged crimes know no borders. Law Newz reached out to Weinstein's spokespeople for comment.

Weinstein, who was sacked by the movie production firm he co-founded, has "unequivocally denied" the claims against him and has not been charged with any offence.