‘The Hunt’ Director: Shelved Movie was Meant to ‘Entertain and Unify, Not Enrage and Divide’

The director of The Hunt has addressed for the first time the controversy surrounding his cancelled movie, saying that his intention was to “entertain and unify” audiences, and to poke fun at both sides of the political divide.

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‘The Hunt’ Director Breaks Silence on Film’s Cancellation (EXCLUSIVE)

Craig Zobel, director of “The Hunt,” hopes that the controversial political thriller will eventually be seen by audiences, and argues that its message has been misrepresented in media reports. Zobel spoke for the first time since Universal …

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Seth Rogen on ‘The Hunt’ Cancellation: ‘Sucks When an Evil World Leader Gets Your Movie Canceled’

Actor Seth Rogen sounded off on the recent cancelation of The Hunt, a film where liberals killed Trump-supporting “deplorables” for sport, saying it “sucks when an evil world leader gets your movie canceled.”

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Universal Execs Had Reservations About ‘The Hunt’ As Early As 2018

Universal executives had qualms about The Hunt as early as 2018 but the studio decided to move forward with the political horror movie anyway, according to a new report.

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Report: ‘The Hunt’ Script Targets ‘Social Justice Warriors, Trump Supporters, Outrage Culture’

A script, believed to be for canceled Universal Pictures movie “The Hunt” has reportedly leaked and appears to show that outrage over the film and its politically charged plot was misplaced.

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Ralph Abraham: John Bel Edwards a ‘Sicko’ for Pushing ‘The Hunt’ Filming in Louisiana

Rep. Ralph Abraham (R-LA) slammed Louisiana Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards for pushing film tax credits that led to Universal Pictures filming the controversial film “The Hunt” in Louisiana, which reportedly featured liberal elites hunting and killing …

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Trump Blames Movies for Violence Rather Than Pushing for Gun Control (Column)

With our country still reeling from the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed a total of 31 people and injured dozens more, Donald Trump apparently believes it’s not guns that are “very dangerous for our country,”…

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Why Canceling ‘The Hunt’ Was the Right Call (Column)

I tend to be an absolutist when it comes to matters of censorship, and if the decision by Universal Pictures to cancel the Sept. 27 release of “The Hunt” was a case of censorship, pure and simple, then I’d be against it. But I believe…

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Nolte: Universal’s Cancellation of ‘The Hunt’ Encourages the Next Mass Shooter

We canceled a whole movie in response to a couple of mass shooters who committed these mass shootings to prove they had the power to shake up the world. How does this not encourage the next shooter?

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Universal Cancels Release of ‘The Hunt,’ Where Liberals Kill ‘Deplorables’ for Sport

Universal has canceled the release of the film “The Hunt,” reportedly featuring liberal elites hunting and killing “deplorables” for sport. The decision comes after the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, and President Donald Trump call…

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Universal Cancels ‘The Hunt’ Release

Universal Pictures has canceled the release of its upcoming thriller “The Hunt.” The film was previously set to hit theaters Sept. 27. “While Universal Pictures had already paused the marketing campaign for The Hunt, after thoughtful …

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Donald Trump Thunders Against ‘Racist’ Hollywood: ‘They Create Violence, Then Try to Blame Others’

President Donald Trump criticized Hollywood as “racist” and creators of “violence” on Friday as critics reacted to the controversial movie “The Hunt.”

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ESPN Pulls Trailer for Movie Where Liberals Hunt ‘Deplorables’ for Sport

ESPN has pulled a trailer for Universal Pictures and Blumhouse’s The Hunt – a movie reportedly featuring liberal elites hunting red state “deplorables” for sport – over the…

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Universal Temporarily Halts Marketing for ‘The Hunt’ Following Mass Shootings

Universal Pictures is pausing marketing for its upcoming thriller “The Hunt,” following three mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio; El Paso, Texas; and Gilroy, California. “Out of sensitivity to the attention on the country’s recent shootin…

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Josh Radnor to Star in Jordan Peele’s Amazon Drama ‘The Hunt’

“How I Met Your Mother” star Josh Radnor has been cast in Jordan Peele’s upcoming Amazon drama “The Hunt,” Variety has learned. Radnor joins a stellar cast which already includes Al Pacino, Logan Lerman and Jerrika Hinton….

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