No Time To Die Director Cary Fukunaga Accused Of Abusing Power On Set

July 12, 2022 0 Comments

No Time to Die director Cary Fukunaga is coming under fire as allegations of abusing his power on set are surfacing. Fukunaga first rose to stardom at the helm of the 2009 thriller 
Sin nombre and 2011 adaptation of 
Jane Eyre, but would gain his biggest acclaim working as the director and executive producer of 
True Detective season 1. Fukunaga would branch back out into film with 2015’s 
Beasts of No Nation and initially being tapped to adapt New Line’s 2017 
IT adaptation, but would only retain a co-writing credit with ultimate director Andy Muschietti and Chase Palmer.,Following the box office success of 
Spectre, Eon Productions moved forward with development on a new James Bond film, though endured a rollercoaster of speed bumps as Daniel Craig went back and forth on his interest in returning while various writers and directors came and went, including Danny Boyle. Fukunaga would ultimately be hired to take the helm of 
No Time to Die and credited with developing the story with franchise vets Neal Purvis and Robert Wade and getting a writing credit with the two as well as Phoebe Waller-Bridge. 
No Time to Die hit theaters this past October to largely positive reviews from critics and audiences and was a box office hit, grossing nearly $775 million against its reported $301 million production budget.,Related: No Time To Die Makes It Difficult To Kill James Bond Again,A few weeks after reports began surfacing of sexual harassment against the filmmaker, 
Rolling Stone has brought word that 
No Time to Die director Cary Fukunaga is being accused of abusing his power on sets of his projects. Multiple anonymous female sources accuse Fukunaga of using his position as a means to get closer to young women and actresses, including taking questionable photos on the upcoming Apple TV series 
Masters of the Air, and emotionally manipulate them into believing their careers will suffer if turned down. Fukunaga’s lawyer responded to the accusation in the following statement:,Word of allegations levied against Fukunaga for abuse on set come nearly a month after actresses Rachelle Vinberg, Cailin and Hannah Loesch and other unnamed sources accused the 
No Time to Die director of grooming them and sexually harassing them on set. The new report includes allegations from multiple new sources involved on sets of various productions Fukunaga has been involved, including the Apple TV+ series 
Masters of the Air executive produced by Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg and Netflix’s 
Maniac. Fukunaga’s former writing partner Nick Cuse has also come out in support of those speaking up against the 
no Time to Die director, calling him the ”
worst human being” he’s ever met and revealing he was pressured into including Fukunaga’s name on scripts Cuse had written and recalled a story in which Fukunaga ”
dumped his cut fingernails in another person’s car.”,Five years since coming to prominence in the US and the #MeToo Movement continues to add new names to the list of those being held accountable for their actions, with 
No Time to Die‘s Cary Fukunaga now joining the ranks with the accusations being raised against him. At the time of writing, Fukunaga looks to be taking a similar path to many others accused of misconduct or abusive behavior on sets by denying them, with 
Justice League‘s Joss Whedon infamously firing back and criticizing the cast accusing him. With the situation still early in its public awareness, only time will tell whether others speak up against Fukunaga and how the 
No Time to Die director responds.,More: Joss Whedon’s Response to Justice League Abuse Claims is Even Worse,Source: Rolling Stone