Joaquin and CaseyCasey Affleck is painting the woman who is suing him for sexual harassment on the set of his latest movie as nothing more than a disgruntled ex-employee, his lawyer said Friday night.

Amanda White, a producer on Affleck's film about his brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix, filed a $2 million lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday claiming the actor-director lobbed "unwelcome sexual advances in the workplace" and once violently grabbed her after she rebuffed him in the bedroom.

Afflecks lawyer, Michael J. Plonsker, quickly shot back at the allegations, calling them "preposterous and without merit" and suggested that White is trying to get back at Affleck and other producers for her removal from the project, a quasi-documentary about Phoenix's foray into rap music titled 'I'm Still Here.'