After Weinstein’s fall, everyone in the producer’s circle — directors, actors, agents, board members — found themselves under fire, accused of being complicit in the harassment and/or assault of at least 70 women.
Tarantino, for his part, had worked closely with Weinstein since the early ’90s; the producer was a complicated father figure to Tarantino’s fabled auteur.
” Well, why did she pick him to play her onscreen boyfriend in the first place? Weixler, who had her arm around her boyfriend’s waist as she spoke to the Transom. Yi finally finishes answering the same Michael Cera question over and over, she plans to write a comic book. Yi, who incidentally claimed that, “she’s never been high in her life,” told the Transom that the graphic novel will have a “post-apocalyptic theme where this girl is going to save the world.
Yi and Cera are an on-screen couple whose relationship is marred by the camera. which earned Yi a screenwriting award at Sundance, features Yi, playing herself, travelling from Los Angeles to New York seeking out examples of true love.
“Feminists have been saying the same things for a very long time, and now we’re reaching critical mass," Tyler said."Even prior to this culminating moment, Amber’s always been really fearless, and unrelenting.”Tamblyn also puts a high premium on female anger: Since the election of Donald Trump as president of the United States in 2016, it’s the main emotion that has fueled her actions.
“I am pro-anger,” she told me multiple times when we met in October. "She’s always trying to connect people, and she knows everyone.
He also talked to Kantor for an interview in which he said, among other things, that when it came to Weinstein, he’d known “enough to do more than [he] did.”“It was just sort of about helping him get there,” Tamblyn said.
Is the denial about Cera just a way of hiding a broken heart? In the character called Charlyne Yi, played by Yi, is a woman who doesn't believe that love is anything but a fantasy. On film, Yi brings a great deal of cynicism to the topic of love.
Yi admits she's scared of the world of relationships, especially after speaking with friends in their 40s and 50s who are single."You wonder how many relationships have they been through, and they end up alone? In real life, she just has lots of doubt."Not so much cynical but just questioning," she said.
Tamblyn spent her formative years on the set of General Hospital, followed by a stretch on the set of Joan of Arcadia in her early twenties.
Later, through the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies, she harnessed the potent nostalgia of young women who came of age in the ’00s.