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Peter Jackson: I blacklisted Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino under pressure from Weinstein

Jackson said Miramax told him not to cast duo in Lord of the Rings seriesBoth actors refused Weinstein’s pressure to have physical relationshipsFilm director Peter Jackson has admitted to blacklisting actors Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino in response to a “smear campaign” orchestrated by accused sexual predator Harvey Weinstein. Related: What Salma Hayek’s Weinstein story reveals about Hollywood power and pay Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Friday, 15 December