11 months Actress refuses to work with ex-Disney animation chief over harassment accusations MB |Ent
British actress Emma Thompson has quit an anticipated film produced by California’s Skydance studios because it hired former Disney creative director John Lasseter, who is accused of sexual harassment, her publicist told AFP Tuesday. The two-time Oscar winner was to voice one of the characters in the much touted animated film “Luck,” and had already begun recordings, according to the entertainment news site Variety. But she dropped the project when Skydance announced in early January that it recruited Lasseter, 62, who was forced to leave his position at Disney as animation chief after acknowledging he made staff feel uncomfortable ... more