The BBC has just announced its plans to make a feature length documentary about disgraced producer Harvey
“This film promises to be the definitive take on the Weinstein scandal,” said Tom McDonald, a spokesperson for the BBC.
“As well as revealing the inside story of the past few months in minute detail, it will also look to the past to tell the story of abuses of power within Hollywood since its very origins and chart the rise of Harvey Weinstein himself over many decades.”
Weinstein – a working title – will reportedly be directed by Ursula Macfarlane, and will explore the sexual assault in Hollywood issue as a whole, as well as delve into the history of Harvey Weinstein himself and his rise to power.
It also promises to feature personal accounts from “the many actresses who have been brave enough to tell their stories” about Harvey Weinstein, as well as lawyers, agents, directors, journalists etc who have yet to publicly speak out.
“The breaking of silence over Harvey Weinstein is a watershed moment for the creative industries and for wider society,” said BBC Two Controller Patrick Holland.
“Ursula is a brilliant filmmaker and is perfectly placed to make the definitive documentary, piecing together the story of just how he abused his power and position.”
The feature length movie will be made by the BBC and is set to air on BBC Two, although we have no doubt that it will be available to watch around the world.
We’ll let you know more info when we get it, including where and when to watch it!