Miles Teller is being hired to direct an upcoming miniseries … after Armie Hammer leaves the project
Miles Teller is set to star in upcoming miniseries, focusing on the production of The Godfather … after Armie Hammer’s departure.
Miles Teller has been confirmed to direct the upcoming miniseries, The Order.
The 34-year-old Whiplash star was brought in to direct the show, which revolves around the production of the highly influential 1972 crime epic, The Godfather, which Francis Ford Coppola directed.
According to Variety, the artist will take the lead role from Armie Hammer, who left the project earlier this year due to a controversy that erupted over allegations of sexual misconduct.
Protagonist: Miles Teller has been confirmed to star in the upcoming miniseries The Offer, which is based on the production of The Godfather; he is pictured at the 72nd annual Cannes Film Festival in 2019
Teller plays producer Albert S. Ruddy and the series showcases the entertainment industry figure’s experience while working on the film.
In addition to starring in the show, the Divergent series actor will also serve as an executive producer on the 10-episode project.
No information about other cast members has yet been revealed.
Nikki Toscano and Michael Toklin will both lead the upcoming series, with the former taking the showrunner position.
Take Over: Teller replaced troubled actor Armie Hammer, who left the project earlier this year over sexual misconduct allegations; he is pictured in 2020
Plot: The Whiplash star will play producer Albert Ruddy, who will also produce the upcoming miniseries; he can be seen at the TCM Classic Film Festival 2016
The now 91-year-old central figure of the show is also involved in the production of the project as an executive producer.
Rocketman director Dexter Fletcher will direct several episodes of the upcoming series.
The offer received a direct-to-series commitment at Paramount + and the release date is currently unknown.
Armie Hammer, who would originally play Ruddy, left the project earlier this year due to creating a controversy surrounding sexual misconduct allegations.
Future release: Offer consists of ten episodes and will be made available on the Paramount + streaming service
In January, Variety reported that the disgraced actor, 34, had suddenly left the show’s cast and that he didn’t comment on his actions.
Weeks before leaving The Order, the artist also removed herself from the cast of the upcoming romantic comedy Shotgun Wedding, starring Jennifer Lopez.
Hammer released a statement at the time citing the welfare of his children as the reason for his departure from the film.
The controversy surrounding the actor’s past originally started in January, when several women made public statements about their alleged treatment by the artist.
An Instagram account was set up to publish screenshots of text messages he had sent to various people, many of which described sexual fantasies, including violence and cannibalism.
Although Hammer and his legal team made several statements denying the allegations, he was subsequently dropped by both his publicist and his talent agency WME.
The Call Me By Your Name actor later removed himself from the casts of the Starz series Gaslit and the Broadway play The Minutes, and he was dropped from the upcoming thriller film The Billion Dollar Spy.
In March, it was announced that Hammer was the subject of an ongoing investigation by Los Angeles Police Department into an allegation of sexual assault.