The Hunt director defends film after Universal cancel release

[ad_1] To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a webbrowser thatsupports HTML5video The Hunt director Craig Zobel has defended his film after Universal pulled the plug on its release following several mass shootings in the space of a few days. The film was criticised by the right-wing press and President Trump […]

Universal cancels release of politically charged thriller, ‘The Hunt’

[ad_1] The Hunt won’t be making its planned Sept. 27 release, and there’s no timeline for when it will hit theaters.  Universal officially shelved the upcoming Blumhouse thriller on Saturday, confirming the decision in a statement provided to Variety. The story of rich elites capturing “deplorables” and hunting them in some unnamed foreign location is […]

Universal Pictures pulls The Hunt from release after mass shootings

[ad_1] Universal Pictures has scrapped release plans for a new film, in which ‘elite liberals’ hunt other human beings, following two mass shootings in the US in the space of one week. The studio confirmed their decision in a statement days after they had paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt. ‘After thoughtful consideration, the […]