James Toback’s 200-Plus Accusers Now Include Julianne Moore

Labor News, Industry News

Photo by CLAUDIO ONORATI/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock US film director James Toback arrives for the premiere of 'The private life of a modern woman' during the 74th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, in September 2017.

Reprinted from The Los Angeles Times by Lauren Raab and Josh Rottenbergon October 24, 2017.

Hundreds of women including actress Julianne Moore have now come forward with allegations of crass behavior and sexual misdeeds by filmmaker James Toback, and authorities in Los Angeles and New York are urging them to file official reports.

As the ranks of accusers grew Tuesday, Toback also faced condemnation from the only major entertainment-industry guild that still counts him as a member.

After The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that 38 women had accused the writer-director of sexual harassment, more than 200 other women contacted The Times to describe similar unwanted advances.

Whether Toback will face any legal repercussions, however, is unclear. …

LA Times 10/24

About Jeffrey Burman 3201 Articles
Jeff Burman represents assistant editors on the Guild’s Board of Directors. He can be reached at jeffrey.s.burman.57@gmail.com.

Leave a Reply