Hollywood 2018: Rebecca Hall, like Greta Gerwig, Would Not Work Again with Woody Allen

Actress Rebecca Hall said that, because of sexual abuse allegations, she regrets working with Woody Allen, and is donating proceeds from her work with him.

Hall starred in Allen’s “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” in 2008 and his upcoming “A Rainy Day in New York,” which also features Timothee Chalamet, Jude Law, Elle Fanning, and Selena Gomez.  She posted a photo of the Time’s Up logo to Instagram, and wrote in the caption that the Harvey Weinstein sexual scandal made her reevaluate and apologize for her decision to work with Allen, who has been accused of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow when she was seven.

Hall said that while she remains grateful to Allen for giving her one of her first film roles, rereading Farrow’s account of the alleged assault made her realize that “my actions have made another woman feel silenced and dismissed. That is not something that sits easily with me in the current or indeed any moment, and I am profoundly sorry. I regret this decision and wouldn’t make the same one today.”

The actress added that she has donated her wages from “A Rainy Day in New York” to Time’s Up and that she will continue to donate to the movement.

Hall’s statement of regret comes after an open letter by Mira Sorvino, who won an Oscar for Allen’s 1995 “Mighty Aphrodite,” where she expressed her regret and apologized for working with him.

Actress-director Greta Gerwig (“Lady Bird”), who worked with Allen on “To Rome With Love,” also said she would not work with the director again. In response, Farrow posted a tweet which read, “Greta, thank you for your voice. Thank you for your words. Please know they are deeply felt and appreciated.”

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