FX's CEO John Landgraf may be hoping for the return of Louis C.K.'s Louie after the comedian admitted to several instances of sexual misconduct almost a year ago, but not everyone feels the same about C.K.'s work.
Chloë Grace Moretz, who starred as Louis C.K.'s character's daughter in the now-scrapped film I Love You, Daddy, says she doesn't want to see the film get released. The movie was set to have its premiere just after C.K.'s actions were revealed.
"I think it should just kind of go away, honestly. I don’t think it’s time for them to have a voice right now," the 21-year-old told The New York Times, referencing all the men accused of sexual misconduct in wake of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. "Of course, it’s devastating to put time into a project and have it disappear. But at the same time, this movement is so powerful and so progressive that I’m just happy to be in communication with everyone and to see the big change in the face of the industry, which I think is very, very real."
The movie’s former distributor, the Orchard, dropped the project and reportedly sold the distribution rights back to C.K.
This isn't the first time Moretz kind of addressed C.K.'s sexual misconduct allegations. Back in January, she spoke about the #MeToo movement in wake of the allegations C.K. admitted to committing against several women.
"I’m one of hundreds of thousands of women in so many different industries that has a story. You could ask anyone in this room, and all of us could give you 10 stories, I’m sure," she said. "I think it’s just nice, the communication, and the fact that you asked this question at Sundance in a video suite, this never would have happened two years ago. So the fact that it’s a conversation and it’s a question is monumental, and I think that shouldn’t be looked past or looked over. We’ve all been through a lot of stuff, but at least we’re communicating, and people are going to be held accountable."
In the meantime, Moretz has another project, The Miseducation of Cameron Post, which follows a teenager who's sent to gay conversion therapy camp. The film is out now in select theaters.