After controversies, Armie Hammer is REPLACED in Taika Waititi’s film recorded more than two years ago
According to Deadline, Armie Hammer (‘The Man from UNCLE’) was eventually replaced by the forthcoming biographical satire ‘Next Goal Wins‘, directed by Taika Waititi.
it was said that waititi decided to remake the scenes from Hammer, that was not available, and invited Will Arnett (‘The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’) to replace him.
in the plot, Arnett will play an executive from the American Football Federation of Samoa, known for a brutal FIFA match in 2001, in which it lost 31-0.
apparently, Hammer would only make a cameo in the feature, but Arnett will have more prominence.
So far, it has not been revealed whether waititi intended to re-record the scenes precisely to replace Hammersince the star was accused of sexual violence and even cannibalism.
Because of this, Hammer lost contracts with agencies and production companies, and was also forced to abandon future projects that were already in development, such as the behind-the-scenes series of ‘The Mighty Boss‘.
In March of last year, a young woman identified only as Effie, alleged that the actor raped her and kept her in false imprisonment for more than four hours.
Furthermore, the actor’s ex-wife, Elizabeth Chamberssaid that his behavior has changed since his participation in the film ‘Call Me By Your Name‘.
chambers told friends and the American press that her ex-husband started to get violent and turned into someone else since he got closer to her. Timothy chalamet.
For her, the film ended up leaving irreversible psychological marks on Hammer.
Because of this, she even banned him from participating in the sequel, already confirmed by the director. Luca Guadagninobut still no release date.
This would have been the main reason for the end of their marriage.
Further details were not revealed, but Hammer continues to be investigated and it seems that his future as an actor is increasingly uncertain.
Remembering that ‘Next Goal Wins‘ is scheduled to premiere this year, with no set date.
The plot of is based on the documentary ‘The Next Goal Takes’revolves around the Samoan-American football team, known for their constant defeats, who decide to turn things around for the 2014 World Cup.
Michael Fassbender will bring to life an unorthodox Dutch coach who is assigned to help the team, while Elisabeth Moss will give life to a character not yet described. Kaimana will make her cinematic debut as Jaiyah Saelua, the first non-binary player to compete in the Men’s World Cup.
waititi is also responsible for the script alongside Iain Morris.
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