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MGM drops Max Landis sci-fi Deeper following sexual assault allegations

Earlier this week, The Daily Beast posted a damning article on Hollywood screenwriter, producer and scumbag Max Landis, which included multiple allegations of sexual assault and abuse from numerous women dating back many years.

In response to the shocking allegations in the expose, MGM has confirmed via IndieWire that it has decided to drop the Landis-penned sci-fi thriller Deeper, which was set to see Baltasar Kormakur (Everest) directing and Idris Elba (Thor: Ragnarok) starring, while Landis’ management company have also severed all ties.

Landis – whose credits include the likes of Chronicle, American Ultra, Victor Frankenstein and Bright – has long been criticised for misogynistic statements, and back in December 2017 he was accused of sexual assault by actress and comedian Anna Akana. His alleged abuse of women was described as an “open secret” in Hollywood, with claims that he’d avoided being called to task due to his status as a rising talent,

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