Steven Striegel (AKA Steve Wilder) was cut from Shane Black's film after co-star Olivia Munn discovered he was a registered sex offender.
The woman at the centre of the scandal surrounding the new Predator movie has said that she’s ‘eternally grateful’ to actress Olivia Munn for speaking out about it. Director Shane Black employed a personal friend, Steve Wilder, who had appeared in a number of his other movies, for a small role playing a jogger. On discovering Wilder’s past, Olivia Munn informed the film’s studio Fox, who eventually cut his scene out of the film.
After Olivia Munn showed no fear in being vocal about having a scene with an actor who was registered sex offender removed from Shane Black’s reboot of The Predator, she admitted to feeling isolated by her castmates at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sterling K. Brown, who wasn’t at TIFF, has voiced his support for Munn and now actor Boyd Holbrook has come forward to show his support after admitting to being late to the conversation. “I want to start by…
Iron Man 3 director Shane Black is rebooting the Predator movie franchise in 2018, so here's everything we know so far about the upcoming film The Predator, set to star Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, and Thomas Jane.
Munn's male co-stars have been criticised for not publicly supporting the actress when she spoke out about director Shane Black casting a registered seχ offender for a since-deleted scene.
Olivia Munn says that she feels like she’s been shunned by the her co-stars on The Predator, after she made a complaint that one of the actors on board was a registered sex offender. It emerged last week via a news story in the LA Times that Steven Wilder Striegel, who shot a brief scene playing a jogger with Munn, had pleaded guilty in 2010 to trying to entice a 14-year-old girl to have sex with him via the internet. Striegel, described as a ‘longtime friend’ of the film’s director Shane Black and who has featured in small roles in a number of his films, later had his scene in the movie cut.
Geena Davis and filmmaker Tom Donahue sat down at the Variety Studio presented by AT&T at TIFF to discuss Donahue’s new documentary film “This Changes Everything.” The film explores the insidious and systemic sexism in Hollywood through the voices of celebrities like Davis, Meryl Streep, Sandra Oh, Jessica Chastain, and many other ambassadors of the #TimesUp […]
“The Predator” director Shane Black skipped the red carpet in its entirety for the Toronto Film Festival premiere of the Fox film after news broke Thursday that he cast his friend, Steven Wilder Striegel, a registered sex offender, in the film without the cast and crew’s knowledge. Star Olivia Munn, who appeared opposite Striegel in his […]
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