An film based around a day in the life of one of Harvey Weinstein’s assistants is currently in production.
Via Deadline, Matthew Macfadyen (Succession), Kristine Froseth (Sierra Burgess Is a Loser) and Makenzie Leigh (Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk) have joined the cast. No further plot details have been revealed.
Casting JonBenet filmmaker Kitty Green is writing and directing the project, which IMDb is currently labeling The Assistant (although an official title has not yet been given).
Per the report, Green spent more than a year conducting heavy research regarding the wave of sexual assault allegations levied against Harvey Weinstein, formerly of the prestigious Weinstein Company.
Scott Macaulay, a producer on the film, has previously described the project as being:
“…crafted to allow our audience to wholly identify with its heroine and the all-too common inequities she faces.”
The film is currently shooting in New York.
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