New details have emerged of alleged unprofessional behavior by director Joss Whedon.
A report in The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday delves into actor Ray Fisher’s allegations of abusive and racist conduct during the production of Justice League. The Cyborg actor has accused Whedon, in particular, of treating the film’s cast and crew in a “gross, abusive, unprofessional, and completely unacceptable” fashion while directing the movie’s reshoots.
The Reporter writes that Whedon “clashed with all the stars of the film,” including Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot. Gadot reportedly raised concerns about her character being “more aggressive” in Whedon’s new version of Justice League. At one point, Whedon while pushing her to record lines she didn’t like “threatened to harm Gadot’s career and disparaged Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins,” the Reporter says.
“Joss was bragging that he’s had it out with Gal,” a source told the Reporter. “He told her he’s the writer and she’s going to shut up and say the lines and he can make her look incredibly stupid in this movie.”
Gadot and Jenkins reportedly “went to battle” and even met with Kevin Tsujihara, then the chair of Warner Bros. Entertainment. While Fisher didn’t comment on the reported …read more
Source:: The Week – Lifestyle