Shake-ups in Hollywood have continued and this time, Aziz Ansari’s new manufacturing has reportedly been briefly shut down. The comedic actor has been onerous at work as he ready for the discharge of his directorial debut Being Mortal, however in the present day (April 21), a number of studies have surfaced stating that one thing has occurred on set that has brought on the movie’s manufacturing to return to a screeching halt.

After rumors unfold like wildfire, The Hollywood Reporter claimed to have confirmed the gossip and shared that Searchlight Photos, backed by Disney, pressed pause after a criticism was filed final week towards one of many movie’s stars.

Being Mortal, tailored from the novel Being Mortal: Drugs and What Issues within the Finish, reportedly stars Invoice Murray, Keke Palmer, and Seth Rogan. It’s unclear what the character of the criticism was, however it reportedly concerned one thing that needed to do with “complaints of inappropriate habits” from Murray. 

It was additionally reported that Searchlight is actively investigating the alleged complaints and when the studio was requested for particulars concerning the incident or incidents, they reportedly responded by saying that they don’t “touch upon investigations.” Ansari nor Murray have spoken publicly in regards to the controversy, both. 

The Hollywood Reporter added, “A supply near the manufacturing instructed THR Ansari and producing companion Youree Henley are working with Searchlight to determine the subsequent steps.” We’re positive extra about this will probably be revealed because the investigation develops.


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