Skip to comments.Accusations Prompt ‘X-Men’s Bryan Singer To Skip This Weekend’s WonderCon Fanfest
Posted on 04/22/2014 4:20:25 PM PDT by doug from upland
EXCLUSIVE: In the wake of shocking allegations of sexual abuse against Bryan Singer that surfaced five weeks before the launch of the new X-Men film, Singer has cancelled a scheduled appearance at this weekends WonderCon in Anaheim, Deadline hears. Fox instead will send Simon Kinberg as the studio prepares to launch the Singer-directed blockbuster X-Men: Days Of Future Past. Kinberg wrote and produced the film and has been a part of the X-Men universe since the beginning.
Singer had been scheduled to be on hand to do interviews for the film that Fox opens May 23. It seems fairly obvious that right now hes not going to get the kind of questions that will help the movie, or that he could answer. Singer had been scheduled to represent X-Men among a bunch of big Fox movies vamping this weekend, appearing along with Andy Serkis, Keri Russell, Gary Oldman and director Matt Reeves from Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes; Jay Baruchel and writer-director Dean DeBlois from How To Train Your Dragon 2; and Dylan OBrien, writer James Dashner and director Wes Ball from The Maze Runner.
Deadline ordinarily doesnt cover the personal matters of celebrities and hasnt since its inception, unless the ramifications touch on business. This is the second time that has happened today since these allegations hit the press with Singers attorney vociferously denying them. My colleague Nellie Andreeva reported that Singers name will not be used to promote new ABC drama series Black Box. A small portion of the promos in circulation for the series, which premieres next Thursday, featured the X-Men directors name. They now have been pulled, at least for the time being, according to sources. Former House executive producer Singer serves as an executive producer on the straight-to-series drama starring Kelly Reilly.
Grooming and recruiting are part of Hollywierd’s mission.
Wow. When was that pic taken? Who is the older guy in the middle and who is on the right, if you know?
That’s Bryan Singer on the left with Ian McKellen (middle) and Brad Renfro (right) a young actor. McKellen is a very open homosexual. This is probably a publicity shot for a movie they made together called Apt Pupil (1998) about a Nazi war criminal in hiding.
And the two on the left look like cats who ate the canary.
For Apt Pupil, Bryan Singer filmed a shower scene in which Todd Bowden, saturated with horrific stories from Kurt Dussander, imagines his fellow showering students as Jewish prisoners in gas chambers. The scene was filmed at Eliot Middle School in Altadena, California on April 2, 1997, and two weeks later, a 14-year-old extra filed a lawsuit alleging that Singer forced him and other extras to strip naked for the scene. Two boys, 16 and 17-years-old each, later supported the 14-year-old’s claim. The boys claimed trauma from the experience, seeking charges against the filmmakers including infliction of emotional distress, negligence, and invasion of privacy. Allegations were made that the boys were filmed for sexual gratification. The local news shows and national tabloid programs stirred the controversy. A sexual crimes task force that included local, state, and federal personnel investigated the incident. The Los Angeles District Attorney’s office determined that there was no cause to file criminal charges, stating, “The suspects were intent on completing a professional film as quickly and efficiently as possible. There is no indication of lewd or abnormal sexual intent.” The civil case was dismissed due to insufficient evidence. The scene was filmed again with adult actors so the film could finish on time.
The lawsuit reflected “a recent cultural concern” about nudity in showers being connected to “sexual or erotic forms of gazing”. The journal Body & Society wrote, “The ways in which the accusation that the director and other crew members identified as gay is seen to collapse gay identity into gay sexual behaviour, but the wholesale collapse of nudity into sexuality.” The incident reflected the cultural trend that being gazed upon while naked would cause different forms of distress, threatening the “stability of the self as subject”. This undermines the subject’s ability to perform and as a result of the discomfort, brings more into question what the displayed nakedness is for.
Ok, I’m seeing a pattern here:
Definitely. The Hollywood contingent of the Gay mafia in all it’s “Glory”. I suspect this is just the tip of the iceberg.
That’s Ian McKellen, i.e. Gandalf and a flaming homosexual, in the middle, and the kid on the right is one of Singer’s most recent boy toys.
Wonder where the 14yr old boy’s parents were.
No way I’d let anyone film my 14yr old of either sex naked. For any reason.
“is seen to collapse gay identity into gay sexual behavior”
And that’s ALL it is.
The kid on the right is dead now. See the wiki link I posted. Not unlike Corey Haim.
Wonder just how long the dead list of these boys is...
.... This whole thing gives me the creeps .... Cuz I just worked with the guy on a project a few weeks ago. I worked on the project for a little more than a week and every day he drove up in a new Lambo or new Bentley ..... never the same car twice. The last day of shooting he seemed very unstable and we could tell something was bothering him .... I bet he knew this story was about to break.
The leftwing kooks would say you’re being judgmental...as if we are supposed to turn our head to their evil.
The LA DA’s office said they needed to finish the film quickly and efficiently. Yet they had time and money to hire adults to re-shoot the film. The perverts run LA.
Really? What became of the outtakes? Who has them today, and what are they used for?
Wow. I wonder how many other dead kids are out there who were abused by the Hollywood LGBT crowd?
And, given the info on insiders they have, wonder how many of these are REALLY accidental OD’s or suicides...
Notice Renfro was cast in his first movie by the gay Joel Schumacher. And he was directed by Swinger when he was very young. I believe these young kids dieing from drug overdoses is because they can’t live with themselves. And I believe they’re started on the drugs by Hollywood perverts. Another one was River Phoenix.
Grandalf The Gay.
.... Actually he is well known for flaunting his cars .... but he definitely had a different demeanor on the last day of shooting ..... especially the very last scene. Something was up.
I agree. These kids are violated, drugged, and passed around Hollywood’s elite. Like some secret society they probably have code words to denote those child actors that are subject to their predations with little to no interference from the parents.
Well, Corey Haim for one, was threatening to name names. And then he turns up dead.
Very conveniently. And an OD is very ‘believeable’ for a death if you’re a known drug abuser.
Article from shortly after the event. Rumor has it that the footage was played at those Roman orgy style parties.
If you read the wiki entry it says he’s got a kid. But the existence of the kid was a closely held secret until after his death. You have to wonder what sort of fear he had to keep his kid a secret like that.
****The leftwing kooks would say youre being judgmental...as if we are supposed to turn our head to their evil.****
Just tell them what I tell them...I’m not the Judge, I’m just a witness.
I attended Wondercon last weekend. He wasn’t missed in that huge event — but from the looks of some of the fans, they would have LOVED to see him.
This could blow up like Catholic priest thing.
Great response...and I’ll definitely use it the next time!!!
I was there actually LOL.