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Emma Thompson Quits Film After Studio Hires Executive Accused Of Harassment

"If people who have spoken out — like me — do not take this sort of a stand ... things are very unlikely to change at anything like the pace required to protect my daughter's generation," she wrote.
Emma Thompson, shown here at a film premiere last year, has pulled out of the animated film Luck. Source: Tim P. Whitby

Emma Thompson has pulled out of the animated film Luck over concerns that the studio has hired John Lasseter. Lasseter recently departed Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, where he was chief creative officer, after allegations of sexual harassment.

Thompson's letter to the management of Skydance Media, first published in the Los Angeles Times, blasts the company for hiring Lasseter.

"It feels very odd to

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