Hammer discovered himself in an argument on social media after the circulation of unverified disturbing textual content messages attributed to him.
Hollywood star Armie Hammer has exited Lionsgate’s upcoming film Shotgun Marriage ceremony after messages allegedly despatched by the actor had been leaked on-line.
The Name Me By Your Identify star was set to function reverse singer-actor Jennifer Lopez within the film which was anticipated to start out manufacturing later this yr.
Hammer discovered himself in an argument on social media after the circulation of disturbing textual content messages attributed to him. The messages haven’t but been verified.
In a press release to The Hollywood Reporter, Hammer decried the “vicious and spurious on-line assaults” in opposition to him as the explanation for his exit from the film.
“I’m not responding to those b******t claims however in mild of the vicious and spurious on-line assaults in opposition to me, I can not in good conscience now depart my kids for 4 months to shoot a movie within the Dominican Republic,” the actor stated.
Hammer asserted that he has the total assist of Lionsgate for his determination.
A studio consultant additionally confirmed that Hammer has left the mission, saying, “Given the upcoming begin date of Shotgun Marriage ceremony, Armie has requested to step away from the movie, and we assist him in his determination.”
Shotgun Marriage ceremony hails from director Pitch Excellent director Jason Moore. The script for the action-comedy has been penned by New Lady creator Liz Meriwether and Mark Hammer.
The story is a few couple as they collect their households for a vacation spot marriage ceremony that sees the complete get together taken hostage.