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Matthew Newton quits Jessica Chastain film after backlash

Matthew Newton quits Jessica Chastain film after backlash



2018-08-11T01:00:01+0000

Australian actor/director Matthew Newton has stepped down as the director of Jessica Chastain's upcoming film Eve, in the wake of growing objection to his involvement in the project.

Facing criticism over his history of violence against women, Newton said he had a "responsibility to lead where I have failed in the past".



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