Thandiwe Newton was once reportedly fired from the brand new Magic Mike film once you have right into a heated argument on set with Channing Tatum about Will Smith’s notorious Oscar smackdown of Chris Rock.
The feud between Newton, 49, and Tatum, 41, befell in early April, The Solar reported, and escalated to such “astonishing” and “unimaginably vicious” ranges that Tatum stormed off the West London set of “Magic Mike’s Final Dance” and drove off in a automobile.
The staff were filming for 11 days sooner than the dramatic flip of occasions, the document stated.
Manufacturers of the sequel in the end determined to re-cast Newton’s lead feminine function, which is able to now be performed via Salma Hayek, in line with Selection.
It was once unclear from The Solar’s document precisely when the epic dust-up befell, or what positions Newton and Tatum took of their heated debate.
“Channing Tatum is the manufacturer and primary on set. Thandie Newton is the quantity two famous person. However 11 days into capturing and it’s in every single place,” a staff member informed the British tabloid.
“They fell out over the debacle at The Oscars. I used to be on set. I watched her and watched him. They have been out and in of the home the place we have been filming having this war of words.
“It was once a aggravating alternate of phrases, however all at once it escalated. Channing were given into this automobile and he disappeared,” the supply reportedly stated, including that Newton behaved like a “diva” at the set sooner than the argument.
Following the dispute, Tatum, who performs Magic Mike, refused to proceed operating with Newton at the HBO Max movie.
“After the row he simply went, ‘I’m really not operating along with her anymore.’ Him being a manufacturer, it’s his film, so she’s off the film,” the supply informed The Solar.
Director Steven Soderbergh attempted to diffuse the placement, however to no avail, the supply reportedly stated.
“He was once looking to calm issues down however he’s an excessively quiet guy.”
A spokesperson for the film studio issued a remark to Selection refuting the document and claiming Newton surrender the film over non-public causes.
“Thandiwe Newton has made the tricky determination to step clear of the manufacturing of Warner Bros. Photos’ Magic Mike’s Final Dance to maintain circle of relatives issues,” the remark reportedly learn.
Freelance staff contributors stated the manufacturing lengthen had already price them 1000’s of greenbacks in misplaced wages.
The shakeup got here after a “legion of attractive, middle-aged girls” stormed the set as a way to get a glimpse of Tatum in customized as an oiled up male stripper.
“Magic Mike’s Final Dance” is the 3rd installment of the movie collection. The 2 movies have been vastly standard, grossing just about $300 million international.