Armie Hammer Exits Paramount Plus Drama Collection ‘The Be offering’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Armie Hammer will not megastar within the upcoming Paramount Plus collection “The Be offering,” which tells the in the back of the scenes tale of the making of “The Godfather,” Selection has discovered from resources.

It was once introduced in early December that Hammer was once connected to steer the display within the function of Al Ruddy, who produced “The Godfather” again in 1972. The ten-episode collection main points Ruddy’s enjoy operating at the iconic movie. The hunt is now on for a brand new collection lead.

Reps for Hammer and Paramount didn’t in an instant reply to Selection‘s for remark. This publish will likely be up to date must they reply.

Information of Hammer’s go out from the display comes weeks after he additionally dropped out of the romcom “Shotgun Wedding ceremony,” by which he was once to megastar reverse Jennifer Lopez, after a chain of unverified Instagram direct messages supposedly written by way of Hammer leaked on-line. The messages described graphic sexual fantasies, together with cannibalism.

Hammer prior to now issued a observation at the controversy, pronouncing he would now not reply to “bulls— claims,” additional describing the social media uproar across the messages as “vicious and spurious on-line assaults towards [him].”

“The Be offering” was once one among a number of high-profile tasks introduced when ViacomCBS printed they had been rebranding the streaming carrier CBS All Get admission to to Paramount Plus again in September. Others incorporated the secret agent drama “Lioness” from Oscar winner Taylor Sheridan in addition to a reboot of the song docuseries “At the back of the Track.”

Michael Tolkin is writing and govt generating “The Be offering,” with Ruddy, Nikki Toscano and Leslie Grief additionally govt generating. Paramount Tv Studios will produce.

With the rebrand and the addition of library presentations from BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon and extra content material from the Paramount Photos vault, Paramount Plus will be offering up about 30,000 episodes and movies. BET, Comedy Central and different ViacomCBS imprints will even produce unique collection for Paramount Plus.