Harvey Weinstein blacklisted Ashley Judd and Mira Sorvino

Peter Jackson revealed in an interview with New Zealand media outlet Stuff that Harvey and Bob Weinstein told him not to hire Ashley Judd or Mira Sorvino for the Lord of the Rings trilogy.”I recall Miramax telling us they were a nightmare to work with and we should avoid them at all costs. This was probably in 1998,” Jackson said of Judd and Sorvino. “I realize that this was very likely the Miramax smear campaign in full swing.” Both woman have reacted to his statement.  Sorvino tweeted, “There it is, confirmation that Harvey Weinstein derailed my career, something I suspected but was unsure,” she wrote. “Thank you Peter Jackson for being honest. I’m just heartsick.” Judd tweeted the article and wrote, “I remember this well.

Matt Damon opened up and shared his views on all of the sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood during an interview for ABC News’ Popcorn with Peter Travers.  As more people come forward to expose their abusers, the actor said, “I think we’re in this watershed moment. I think it’s great. I think it’s wonderful that women are feeling empowered to tell their stories—and it’s totally necessary.” ” Damon went on to compare Louis C.K. , Al Franken and Harvey Weinstein’s actions and said that there is “a spectrum of behavior” .

Roseanne’s highly anticipated revival has a premiere date. ABC announced Friday that the sitcom will return on Tuesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. with a special hour-long episode.