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Ray Fisher Claims Joss Whedon Digitally Altered an Actor's Skin Tone in 'Justice League,' Director Responds

Ray Fisher Claims Joss Whedon Digitally Altered an Actor's Skin Tone in 'Justice League,' Director Responds

Ray Fisher is elaborating on his claims against Justice League director Joss Whedon.

In a new interview with Forbes, the Cyborg actor said that Whedon digitally altered the skin tone of a person of a color in the superhero movie.

“What set my soul on fire and forced me to speak out about Joss Whedon this summer was my becoming informed that Joss had ordered that the complexion of an actor of color be changed in post-production because he didn’t like the color of their skin tone,” Ray said. “Man, with everything 2020′s been, that was the tipping point for me.”

Joss responded to the claims, through a spokesperson, who said, “The individual who offered this statement acknowledged that this was just something that he had heard from someone else and accepted as truth, when in fact simple research would prove that it was false. As is standard on almost all films, there were numerous people involved with mixing the final product, including the editor, special effects person, composer, etc. with the senior colorist responsible for the final version’s tone, colors, and mood. This process was further complicated on this project by the fact that [original director] Zack [Snyder] shot on film, while Joss shot on digital, which required the team, led by the same senior colorist who has worked on previous films for Zack, to reconcile the two.”

Ray also claimed there were “blatantly racist conversations” happening between studio execs at Warner Bros.

“Prior to Justice League‘s reshoot process, blatantly racist conversations were had and entertained — on multiple occasions — by former and current top level executives at Warner Bros. Pictures. Decision-makers that participated in those racist conversations were Geoff Johns, Jon Berg, and current Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich,” he said in the Forbes interview. “I plan [on] getting much more specific about each of these guys after the investigation is over — this interview is just the abridged version.”

One of the Justice League stars recently spoke up to support Ray amid the claims he has made.

Eva Longoria to Replace Isla Fisher in Upcoming Comedy Movie 'Unplugging'

Eva Longoria to Replace Isla Fisher in Upcoming Comedy Movie 'Unplugging'

Eva Longoria has landed a new role!

The 45-year-old Desperate Housewives actress has joined the cast of the upcoming comedy Unplugging, Deadline reports.

Eva stars in the movie alongside Veep‘s Dan Walsh, Back to the Future‘s Lea Thompson, There’s Something About Mary‘s Keith David, Nailed It! host Nicole Byer, and The Way Back‘s Al Madrigal.

Here’s the synopsis: “After the death of a friend, Dan (Walsh) is inspired to whisk his wife Jeanine (Longoria) away to a remote town for a ‘digital detox.’ Their romantic weekend quickly turns disastrous with unearthly encounters, strong edibles and bizarre locals. With no cell or Internet service, they’re lost, but end up reconnecting with each other along the way home.”

Originally, Isla Fisher was supposed to play by Jeanine, but was replaced by Eva after a schedule conflict.

It was recently announced that Eva Longoria will also be starring in and directing in a new action comedy!

Grimes Reveals the R-Rated Movie She Watched With Her Five-Month-Old Son, X Æ A-12 Musk

Grimes Reveals the R-Rated Movie She Watched With Her Five-Month-Old Son, X Æ A-12 Musk

Grimes is opening up about her five-month-old son X Æ A-12 Musk and the type of art she has been showing to him.

The 32-year-old singer, who welcomed her son with partner Elon Musk back in May, says her son likes “radical” art.

“I’ve watched Apocalypse Now and stuff with my baby,” Grimes told the New York Times. “He’s into radical art. Like, he just actually is, and I don’t think it’s problematic to engage with them on that level.”

Apocalypse Now was rated R for “disturbing violent content, pervasive language, some sexuality and drug use.”

Grimes says that her son has actually helped her produce new music.

“The first version, there [were] too many sort of sharp bells, and it caused tears and just general chaos,” Grimes said about the music she produced for the app Endel. When she changed the mix, “X would smile more and stuff.”

Over the summer, Grimes responded to one of Elon‘s tweets and told him to turn off his phone after something he wrote.

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Armie Hammer Says He Realized He Needed Help During Lockdown, Started Therapy

Armie Hammer Says He Realized He Needed Help During Lockdown, Started Therapy

Armie Hammer is getting honest about the moment he realized he was “not okay” during lockdown and how he sought out therapy to help him out.

The 34-year-old actor opened up to British GQ during a conversation for the GQ Heroes series on YouTube.

“I think like everyone else on the planet, I felt like the rug was ripped from under my feet and I felt like I could feel it happening in slow motion, like the rug was just being ripped from my feet and I was falling face-first and I was gonna smash my face on the ground,” Armie said. “I felt like I was in a state of like, free fall almost. Like it was just, it was really difficult.”

“I had a wake-up call one day,” he later said. “I had a very intense wake-up call one day and I realized that I needed more help than I realized. So I called a friend of mine, Brendan, who works in mental health and I was like, ‘Dude, it’s not good. It’s not good for me,’ and he goes, ‘i know, it’s not good for anyone,’ and I go, ‘Yeah, but really not good for me, like I’m having a really hard time. I don’t know what the answer to this is.’ And he ended up getting me on the phone with a therapist who I started working with multiple times a week just to get me through sort of like the crisis aspect of what was going on.”

Armie says that he still works with the therapist “at least” once a week.

“I think that this has been a very interesting time where when we stripped away everything that society said, ‘Oh, you can distract yourself with going out to dinner,’ ‘You can distract yourself with night clubs,’ ‘You can distract yourself with pubs,’ ‘You can distract yourself with whatever,’” Armie continued. “When that was stripped away, we were stuck dealing with ourselves. And I think a lot of people realized that they didn’t like what themselves looked like. They didn’t like where they’d gotten to, and I was in that position as well and I decided to just take whatever steps I could to make a difference and to help myself.”

Armie also talked about being a dad to his two kids, who he shares with estranged wife Elizabeth Chambers. They split over the summer after 10 years of marriage.

“I can’t be the best father that I can be if I’m not the best version of myself,” he said. “I can’t be the best friend, I can’t be the best actor, I can’t be any of that if I’m not actually a good, healthy, functioning version of myself. And having the time to sit with myself in quarantine made it painfully clear that I’ve got some improvement to do and that’s the goal, that’s the journey.”

Armie recently opened up about the status of the Call Me By Your Name sequel.

Broadway Star Laura Benanti Joins Cast of 'Gossip Girl' Sequel Series!

Broadway Star Laura Benanti Joins Cast of 'Gossip Girl' Sequel Series!

Laura Benanti, who is best known for her Broadway career, is set to join the cast of the upcoming Gossip Girl sequel series!

The Tony-winning actress is joining the ensemble cast, though no details are known yet about her character, according to Deadline.

Among the young stars in the upcoming series are Emily Alyn Lind, Tavi Gevinson, Whitney Peak, Eli Brown, Johnathan Fernandez, and Thomas Doherty.

The ten-episode series will air on HBO Max and it was written by Joshua Safran. The “upcoming series features a new generation of New York private school teens introduced to the social surveillance of Gossip Girl. The series will address just how much social media and New York itself has changed in the intervening years.”

Laura will also be working with HBO Max on the upcoming scripted musical special, Homeschool Musical: Class of 2020, which will feature students from across the United States.

You might recognize Laura from her work on TV shows like Supergirl, Younger, and Nashville.

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'The Conners' Actor Michael Fishman Opens Up About His Son's Death from Drug Overdose

'The Conners' Actor Michael Fishman Opens Up About His Son's Death from Drug Overdose

Michael Fishman, one of the stars of the ABC comedy series The Conners, is opening up about the death of his son Larry earlier this year.

Larry passed away in June from a fatal drug overdose while Michael was in the process of formally adopting the teenage boy.

Michael said that her first met Larry after the boy’s older sister Camille asked him to be her dad. He previously was in foster care before the adoption process began.

“I feel like I came to Larry maybe later than I wish I could,” Michael said while appearing on The Tamron Hall Show. “I think for parents, you know, you wish you had more time.”

Michael said about Larry‘s use of drugs, “It wasn’t so much a struggle for him. People try things over time, I think, and I don’t really think that was an issue for him overall. He moved to a house in transition after living with his sister for a little while, and he tried drugs that turned out to be bad drugs that multiple people had a very serious reaction.”

Michael says he’s going public with his emotional journey so that he can help others going through similar situations.

“A couple years ago, I probably would have never shared this, to be honest with you,” he said. “The really important part is that you’re brave enough to admit when you struggle and that you need help or that you aren’t strong.”

Anne Hathaway & Jessica Chastain to Reunite to Play Rival Housewives in 'Mothers' Instinct' Movie

Anne Hathaway & Jessica Chastain to Reunite to Play Rival Housewives in 'Mothers' Instinct' Movie

Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain will be reuniting on screen!

The award-winning actresses will be starring in the upcoming movie Mothers’ Instinct, according to Deadline. They previously worked together on the 2014 Christopher Nolan movie Interstellar.

Mothers’ Instinct is a psychological thriller that takes place in the 1960s. It ” will follow best friends and neighbors Alice (Chastain) and Celine (Hathaway) who both live an idyllic traditional lifestyle with manicured lawns, successful husbands and sons of the same age. Life’s perfect harmony is suddenly shattered after a tragic accident. Guilt, suspicion and paranoia combine to unravel their sisterly bond and a psychological battle of wills begins as the maternal instinct reveals its darker side.”

The movie is a remake of the 2018 Belgian movie Duelles, which was directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse. He will also direct the English-language version.

Jessica is producing the movie through her company Freckle Films.

Olivier said in a statement, “It takes actors of Jessica and Anne’s caliber to communicate the intricacy of these two roles. The relationship between a mother and child is the most powerful connection between two human beings. When this bond is severed, it calls into question conventional morality and even sanity. In the behind-closed-doors atmosphere of 1960’s America, Mothers’ Instinct becomes a terrifying, high-pressure powder keg.”

In a new interview, Anne talked about the roles that she wishes she had played.

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