CINEMA NEWS – Ashley Judd plays herself in She Said, a film about how two New York Times reporters exposed Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s most successful producer, who harassed women for three decades. Judd was one of the victims, five years ago he also told reporters about the traumas that befell him.
The actress told USA Today that it was a huge confirmation that someone finally listened to her and wanted to do something about it, and a movie based on the story was the next step, so role in it. “When I told my mom (Country singer Naomi Judd, ed) what I was up to, she said, ‘Go get ’em, honey.’ I later found out from my friends that he was completely amazed by my courage,” Judd said. By mentioning courage, the actress pointed to the fact that Weinstein either paid off or intimidated his victims, which is why he was able to continue his business undisturbed for thirty years.
She Said stars two-time Oscar nominee Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan (the the defining figure of American film, the grandson of Elia Kazan), they play the two investigative reporters.
(She Said – domestic premiere: November 17, 2022.)
Source: UIP-Duna Film