One of the actors in the new The Predator reboot has apologised to co-star Olivia Munn after she spoke out about the casting of a registered sex offender, how she fought for a scene with him to be deletedand how she felt "isolated" after speaking up. Director Shane Black is a long-time personal friend of Striegel and has cast him in his previous films. Sterling K Brown has now posted about the whole incident on Twitter, and began by apologising to Munn for having to deal with everything alone.
If you've been out of the loop on ' The Predator ' and a casting controversy surrounding a registered sex offender, here's a quick recap on what happened and what's currently happening at the moment. The scene, according to a report in Variety, involved Striegel's character hitting on Munn's and was cut from the finished movie two days out from locking the picture - that's when the movie is finally finished and sent to cinemas. Munn informed Fox of Striegel's history and the decision was then made to cut his scene entirely.
Olivia Munn 's new film, The Predatoris making headlines not just because of its premiere but because Twentieth Century Fox pulled a scene from the film after it was revealed that director Shane Black had cast a registered sex offender to play a small part. Munn brought the situation to the attention of the studio and has now spoken out about it on social media. According to the Los Angeles TimesMunn learned in August that Steven Wilder Striegel credited as Steven Wilder in filmswho was cast in a three-page scene with her in which he plays a jogger who repeatedly hits on her character, is a registered sex offender.
The actor had a scene with Steven Wilder Striegel, a registered sex offender, removed from the movie. The victim of actor and registered sex offender Steven Wilder Striegel has issued a statement thanking Olivia Munn for taking action. InStriegel spent six months in prison after pleading guilty to risk of injury to a child and enticing a minor by computer after he was accused of trying to lure a year-old girl into a sexual relationship via email.
Caitlin McBride Twitter Email. Actress Olivia Munn said she feels "isolated" after successfully fighting to have a scene with a convicted sex offender cut from The Predator movie. Munn stars in the Shane Black-directed film, which she is currently promoting, and learned after filming had wrapped that actor Steven Wilder Striegel, a friend of Black's, was a registered sex offender, something she was unaware of prior to signing on.
Twentieth Century Fox cut a scene from The Predator that featured registered sex offender Steven Wilder Striegel when Olivia Munn brought it to the studio's attention - here's where it would've been. Since then, Munn has answered the press's questions about the scene, being open and honest about her experience of bringing attention to the scene and watching her co-stars handle the story. Munn and her fellow cast members have praised the studio for removing the scene, while director Shane Black apologized for bringing Striegel onto the set.
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By Jessica Sager. Munn says she learned that Striegel, 47, pleaded guilty in to felony risk of injury to a child and felony enticing a minor by computer after attempting to lure a year-old girl into a sexual relationship. We were not aware of his background during the casting process due to legal limitations that impede studios from running background checks on actors.
After Olivia Munn spoke up about a registered sex offender working on her new film The Predatorpremiering in theaters next week, 20th Century Fox has confirmed a scene in which the offender's character—in a cameo appearance—makes several sexual advances toward Munn's character has been cut. According to the Los Angeles TimesMunn notified Fox of actor Steven Wilder Striegel's criminal background on August 15th—Striegel, 47, served six months in jail after he pleaded guilty in to luring a "year-old into a sexual relationship" over the Internet. A March arrest warrant affidavit alleges Striegel inappropriately touched the girl on multiple occasions, which he has denied.