Film producer Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault in 2020. Filming for the Weinstein scandal film has now started.

Los Angeles (AP) – The cast of the film “She Said”, which revolves around the exposure of the Weinstein scandal, continues to grow.

British actress Samantha Morton (44, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”, “The Walking Dead”) joins Carey Mulligan (“Promising Young Woman”) and Zoe Kazan (“The Big Sick”), as the diary industry “Hollywood Reporter,” reported Monday. The director is German filmmaker Maria Schrader (“Unorthodox”).

Mulligan and Kazan play “New York Times” reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, who made public allegations of sexual abuse against film producer Harvey Weinstein in the fall of 2017. With Ronan Farrow of the “New Yorker,” they won a Pulitzer Prize for their revelations. Morton would play the role of Weinstein’s former assistant Zelda Perkins, who wanted to report the tycoon for harassment in the late 1990s, but then received secret money with a colleague and had to agree not to not talk about the incidents.

Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in New York City in 2020 for rape and sexual assault. He faces another trial in Los Angeles.

The screenplay for “She Said” was written by Briton Rebecca Lenkiewicz (“Ida”). Brad Pitt is on board as a producer with his production company Plan B Entertainment. Filming has started in New York, according to the Hollywood Reporter.