In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein
scandal, Amazon quickly put a halt to an untitled Weinstein Co. project from David O. Russell
. But another Weinstein project, “The Romanoffs
,” continued without the now-embattled production company.
Now the fate of “The Romanoffs
” may now be called into question as well, following new allegations against series creator Matthew Weiner
. In an article for The Information, former “Mad Men
” writer Kater Gordon
said Weiner, who created the critically acclaimed AMC series, harassed her one night while working on a script.
A spokesperson for Weiner said, “he does not remember saying this comment nor does it reflect a comment he would say to any colleague,” while Amazon did not return a request for comment.
Nonetheless, Amazon now finds itself in a much more complicated position with “The Romanoffs
” than it did with the Russell series. The Russell show, set to star Julianne Moore
, Robert De Niro
and Michael Shannon