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Thandie Newton says she rejected Charlie's Angels role after meeting with Amy Pascal

1 month ago   |   By Radio Times

Westworld star Thandie Newton has revealed that she turned down a role in 2000 film Charlie's Angels after former Sony Pictures Entertainment chairperson Amy Pascal “reeled off” racist stereotypes in a meeting.
Speaking to Vulture , the award-winning actress said that she went to speak to Pascal, who was the head of Sony at the time, after feeling “objectified” by director Joseph McGinty ‘McG' Nichol's plans for her character.
“One of the biggest movies I didn't end up doing was because the director said to me, ‘I can't wait for this. The first show is going to be...You're going to think...
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Thandie Newton turned down Charlie's Angels after producer pushed racist stereotypes in meeting

Thandie Newton turned down Charlie's Angels after producer pushed racist stereotypes in meeting

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Thandie dropped out of Charlie's Angels
Thandie Newton turned down a role in Charlie's Angels after a producer made racist stereotypes in a meeting.
The Westworld was in the running to take the role of Alex in the 2000 reboot of Charlie's Angels, which went on to rake in over $260 million at the box office.
However, she dropped out of the project after uncomfortable meetings with director Joseph McGinty Nichol, aka McG, and then head of Sony Pictures Amy Pascal.
In a profile with Vulture , the 47-year-old actress explained that she was first turned off Charlie's Angels after McG explained...
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