Top producer calls Angelina Jolie 'spoiled brat' in leaked emails
Hackers continue to leak documents from Sony, and the latest batch includes what looks to be an exchange of heated emails between producer Scott Rudin and Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, that criticize Angelina Jolie and Adam Driver.
The purported exchange between Pascal and Rudin is about the notion that Jolie wanted Fincher to direct her in a Cleopatra movie—and how they don’t want that to happen. “There is no movie of Cleopatra to be made (and how that is a bad thing given the insanity and rampaging ego of this woman and the cost of the movie is beyond me),” Rudin appears to have written to Pascal. (The documents are reproduced in full at Defamer.),
In another email, Rudin appears to mention Jolie, saying he’s not destroying his career “over a minimally talented spoiled brat” and calling her “a camp event and a celebrity and that’s all.”
The emails also show Gone Girl director David Fincher making an appearance in one thread that includes the subject line “‘Girls’ Star Adam Driver to Play ‘Star Wars’ Villain.'” Pascal’s apparent reply to the email was a “WTF,” and Fincher’s apparent reply was “Adam Driver is a terrible idea, I’m with you…”
The FBI is currently investigating the source of the hack, but have not come to any conclusions about who broke into the system yet.
Rudin and Fincher did not immediately respond to EW‘s request for comment. Pascal has no comment.