Posts with tag "Casey Affleck"
- Posted Sep 16th 2010 at 07:10 PM by PopEater Staff
Casey Affleck's much-hyped new documentary, 'I'm Still Here,' which follows a drugged-out, self-imploding Joaquin Phoenix as he tries to break into hip-hop, isn't real, Affleck admitted in a Thursday New York Times article. "I never intended to trick anybody," Affleck, who's married to Phoenix's sister Summer, told the magazine. "The idea of a quote, hoax, unquote, never entered my mind." But,...
- Posted Sep 15th 2010 at 07:12 AM by PopEater Staff
Actor-turned-director Casey Affleck has settled the sexual harassment lawsuits filed against him by a pair of women who worked on 'I'm Still Here,' the documentary he directed about his brother-in-law, actor Joaquin Phoenix. Amanda White, a producer, and cinematographer Magdalena Gorka raised separate charges in July that Affleck was verbally abusive and made uninvited sexual advances during...
- Posted Sep 7th 2010 at 07:16 AM by PopEater / Wire Services
A buzz preceded actor Casey Affleck's directorial debut, 'I'm Still Here': Was the movie about brother-in-law Joaquin Phoenix's seemingly downward spiral from actor to hip-hop musician really a no-holds-barred documentary -- or was it just a set up? On Monday in Venice, where his film was screened out of competition at the Film Festival, Affleck said he's leaving the answer up to the...
- Posted Aug 4th 2010 at 07:33 AM by PopEater Staff
In the face of sexual harassment charges from two women who worked on his recent documentary, Casey Affleck is staying strong -- thanks in part to support from female associates who are questioning the claims. "I never saw anything out of the ordinary either on or off set, and certainly nothing like what they described in [these lawsuits]," Nicole Acacio tells the New York Post. Acacio worked...
- Posted Aug 1st 2010 at 06:00 PM by PopEater Staff
Staying glued to your computer screen certainly isn't a priority during a gorgeous summer weekend. We get it. That's why PopEater dishes you a handy roundup of the best Saturday and Sunday stories. Read on for the quick hits on Chelsea Clinton and Alicia Keys' wedding, the 'American Idol' fracas, and more!...
- Posted Jul 30th 2010 at 09:36 PM by PopEater Staff
Things are not looking up for Casey Affleck. A second woman who worked with Affleck on his Joaquin Phoenix documentary is claiming sexual harassment, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Cinematographer Magdalena Gorka alleges that while filming the documentary, Affleck climbed into bed with her and groped her while she was sleeping. She is suing for $2.25 million. Amanda White, a producer on the...
- Posted Jul 24th 2010 at 08:37 AM by PopEater Staff
Casey 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...
- Posted Jul 23rd 2010 at 08:10 PM by PopEater Staff
One of the producers on the Joaquin Phoenix documentary Casey Affleck directed last year is suing him for $2 million claiming sexual harassment, E!Online reports. Amanda White filed her lawsuit early Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court. White alleges that in addition to enduring "uninvited and unwelcome sexual advances in the workplace" throughout the making of 'I'm Still Here: The Lost Year...
- Posted Oct 27th 2009 at 08:00 AM by Scott Harris
When you grow up with a brother, there are certain family rituals you go through together. Your first baseball game. Your first day of school. Your first Hollywood blockbuster. Okay, so maybe not every group of siblings makes movies together, but when you grow up in Hollywood, all bets are off. Over the past few decades, some of the most popular film, television and music projects have come...
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