Cross one other actor off Woody Allen’s listing of casting prospects.
Michael Caine, who received a Finest Supporting Actor Oscar for Allen’s 1986 movie “Hannah and Her Sisters,” mentioned he wouldn’t work with the director once more after listening to that Dylan Farrow, his adopted daughter, had accused him of sexually abusing her as a toddler.
Caine was “stunned” by the accusation, he advised The Guardian. He additionally mentioned he had launched Allen to Mia Farrow, the director’s longtime companion till 1992. Farrow adopted in Dylan in 1985, and Allen formally adopted her in 1991.
“I’m a patron of the NSPCC (Nationwide Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Kids) and have very robust views about pedophilia,” Cain mentioned. “I can’t come to phrases with it, as a result of I beloved Woody and had an exquisite time with him. I even launched him to Mia. I don’t remorse working with him, which I did in full innocence; however I wouldn’t work with him once more, no.”
Caine’s response ought to maybe come as no shock. In keeping with Selection, the movie veteran as soon as advised the Day by day Telegraph about pedophiles: “If you want to bring back hanging for them, then I’m your man. I’ll pull the lever.”