Casey Hammer, who can also be the granddaughter of Armand Hammer, has reportedly signed an unique cope with Talos Movies, a manufacturing firm whose slate of initiatives have appeared on HBO Max and Disney+ amongst different streamers.
Deadline experiences that the challenge has but to discover a residence on a streamer or broadcast community however it’s being shopped it round.
“The Hammer household historical past is like ‘Succession’ on steroids. A dysfunctional dynasty with its male characters exhibiting all of the devastating penalties of privilege gone wild,” Talos Movies co-founders Elli Hakami and Julian P. Hobbs stated in a press release (through the outlet). “Now, for the primary time, Casey Hammer will inform not simply her story, however the definitive household historical past, leaving no stone unturned. With new unfolding revelations and present-day penalties, this mini-series will present audiences with a riveting journey right into a household the place popularity is every little thing and the place issues are by no means how they seem.”
Phrase of the collection comes simply months after a number of girls, some unidentified, got here ahead claiming Armie, a 34-year-old actor, carried out BDSM fetishes within the bed room, inflicting them emotional harm and bodily illnesses.
In an interview with Fox Information final 12 months, Armie’s ex-girlfriend Paige Lorenze claimed he “has a want to harm girls.”
Armie’s scandal took a flip in March when he was accused of rape and bodily abuse. He’s now the principle suspect in an investigation by the Los Angeles Police Division however has repeatedly denied the allegations.
At a press convention held by famed legal professional Gloria Allred in March, a lady claimed the “Social Community” actor raped her on April 24, 2017 in Los Angeles.
“He repeatedly slapped my head in opposition to a wall bruising my face. He additionally dedicated different acts of violence in opposition to me to which I didn’t consent,” she alleged.
She stated after the alleged assault she was “traumatized” and he or she was “emotionally distressed and misplaced curiosity in dwelling.”
Hammer, by his legal professional, denied the allegations in a press release to Fox Information on the time.
“[The woman’s] personal correspondence with Mr. Hammer undermines and refutes her outrageous allegations. As lately as July 18, 2020, [the woman] despatched graphic texts to Mr. Hammer telling him what she wished him to do to her. Mr. Hammer responded making it clear that he didn’t wish to keep that kind of relationship together with her,” stated Andrew Brettler of Lavely and Singer.
Armie has since exited a number of performing initiatives, together with “Shotgun Wedding ceremony,” which he was set to star in alongside Jennifer Lopez. Deadline experiences that he is additionally departed Paramount+’s “The Provide,” and Starz’s “Gaslit.”
Though it seems the accusations in opposition to Armie will not be the one scandal involving the Hammer household that the collection could uncover. Armie’s great-great-grandfather, Dr. Julius Hammer, was convicted of first-degree manslaughter following the loss of life of a Russian diplomat he allegedly gave an abortion to.
Armand Hammer’s son, Julian, killed a person over a playing debt, the report states.
Casey Hammer revealed her personal ebook again in 2015 titled “Surviving My Birthright.” In it, she reportedly claims she was sexually abused by Julian when she was a younger woman.
Casey has been dwelling in California, working as a designer a San Diego Residence Depot.
“As a survivor I wish to assist empower others to talk up and know that they’re heard,” Casey stated (through the outlet).
Should you or somebody you recognize is affected by abuse, please contact the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-4673.