Cross one other actor off Woody Allen’s record of casting prospects.
Michael Caine, who gained a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Allen’s 1986 movie “Hannah and Her Sisters,” mentioned he wouldn’t work with the director once more after listening to that Dylan Farrow, his adopted daughter, had accused him of sexually abusing her as a toddler.
Caine was “stunned” by the accusation, he informed The Guardian. He additionally mentioned he had launched Allen to Mia Farrow, the director’s longtime companion till 1992. Farrow adopted in Dylan in 1985, and Allen formally adopted her in 1991.
“I’m a patron of the NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) and have very robust views about pedophilia,” Cain mentioned. “I can’t come to phrases with it, as a result of I cherished Woody and had a beautiful time with him. I even launched him to Mia. I don’t remorse working with him, which I did in full innocence; however I wouldn’t work with him once more, no.”
Caine’s response ought to maybe come as no shock. According to Variety, the movie veteran as soon as informed the Daily Telegraph about pedophiles: “If you want to bring back hanging for them, then I’m your man. I’ll pull the lever.”