The pro-Palestinian American actor was right about one thing, admitting, “My refusal to collaborate with Israeli producers will have a negligible effect on this expensive and ambitious project.”
By HANNAH BROWN
Emmy-winning actor David Clennon wrote in an op-ed piece that he chose not to audition for a role on a new Netflix series because he didn’t want to work with Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff, the creators of Fauda, because that series “had been criticized for its portrayal of Palestinians and for its tendency to justify Israel’s human rights abuses.”
Clennon, who appeared on the series Weeds as a dying man who allows his wife to have lovers, said on the TruthOut.org Continue Reading »
Having received multiple threats by the anti-Israel group BDS, 50 Hollywood executives pen letter of support, “We stand behind… Netflix in the face of this blatant attempt at artistic censorship.”
LOS ANGELES – More than 50 Hollywood executives have thrown their support behind Netflix, which is facing a campaign by a Palestinian-led movement to drop Israeli television series “Fauda” from its streaming platform.
In a letter on Tuesday to Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos, the executives from record labels and Hollywood talent agencies called the move by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement a “blatant attempt at artistic censorship.” Continue Reading »