Main style pageant Fantasia has pulled a Q&A with director Neil Marshall and actress Charlotte Kirk amid intense media scrutiny regarding their alleged involvement in Ron Meyer’s sudden exit from Common.
The zoom Q&A for the Canadian pageant’s opening movie The Reckoning was on account of happen tonight however the pageant instructed us it has nixed the session in a “mutually agreed” resolution with Marshall in order to not distract from the movie. We’re instructed there was no dialogue over pulling the film, which is able to go forward.
Hellboy and The Descent filmmaker Marshall directed and co-wrote the horror movie, which Kirk co-wrote, executive-produced and stars in.
Each Marshall and Kirk discover themselves on the heart of a media storm surrounding the unceremonious exit of long-time NBCUniversal vice chairman Meyer earlier this week. The studio vet stepped down after disclosing a personal settlement with a girl he had an affair with and separate makes an attempt to blackmail him over the liason.
Ron Meyer’s Affair That Led To His NBCU Exit Stated To Contain Actress Charlotte Kirk
Kirk, who’s reportedly residing with Marshall, has been pegged because the unnamed lady Meyer says he had an extramarital affair with eight years in the past. The Wrap, citing business sources, yesterday claimed that Marshall and director Joshua Newton tried to blackmail Meyer into green-lighting their tasks by threatening to show the affair. Marshall vehemently denied the report back to The Wrap. Newton was unavailable for remark.
Deadline sources have confirmed that Meyer or somebody near him reached out to the FBI over the matter, and we perceive the bureau did open a file. Nonetheless, it’s unclear whether or not a full-scale investigation was or shall be launched. The FBI neither confirmed nor denied that there’s an ongoing investigation.
Kirk additionally had an affair with former Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara in 2013 and 2014, which finally led to his resignation from the studio in 2019.
We have now reached out to Kirk and Marshall’s reps for remark.