Harvey Weinstein Fallout at Amazon Studios: Roy Price Faces Sexual Harassment Allegations

In writing that Weinstein raped her, McGowan also said she told the head of Amazon Studios) about the incident after she sold a script there, and that he ignored her request not to work with Weinstein on the project — killing the show instead. “I feel inspired by the other women who have been far braver than I am, who have come forward,” Hackett said. Sign Up:Stay on top of the latest TV news! Read More:Rose McGowan’s DIY Empire: Actress Reveals She Sold TV Show To Amazon, But There’s More

The Price allegations come as the studio chief is under fire for Amazon’s mix of TV content and need to attract a broader base of viewership. Russell (starring Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore) and Matthew Weiner (“The Romanoffs”). Amazon is also said to be reassessing the involvement of The Weinstein Co. In light of the Weinstein news, however, Hackett decided on Thursday to go on the record with Masters for THR. “There’s a culture of harassment [in Hollywood] and we need an infusion of new and diverse leadership.”

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The Price allegations come as, separately, Rose McGowan took on Amazon and Jeff Bezos today in a series of Tweets. Sign up for our TV email newsletter here. on two high-profile shows it has in the works from David O.

Hackett, the daughter of author Philip K. Dick, runs Electric Shepherd Prods. Hackett told Masters that she hasn’t been given the outcome of the investigation. 25 in The Information, Price allegedly made sexual remarks to producer Isa Hackett in July 2015 at San Diego Comic-Con. Series, Including Expensive David O. According to The Information, Hackett reported the incident to Amazon, which hired an outside investigator to explore the incident. Hackett initially told The Information that “I do not wish to discuss the details of this troubling incident with Roy except to say Amazon investigated immediately and with an outside investigator… It’s my great privilege and responsibility to oversee adaptations of my father’s work and I intend to remain focused on doing my very best to give fans thoughtful, faithful and entertaining shows.” Russell Drama, In Assault Scandal Aftermath

As Kim Masters first reported on Aug. Now, Hollywood is seeing its next major target: Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios. The Harvey Weinstein scandal has already led to some soul searching in Hollywood, as victims of harassment are finally feeling emboldened to break their silence and report their own stories. and is a producer on the Amazon series “The Man in the High Castle,” as well as another upcoming series for the streaming service, “Electric Dreams.”
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