Emma Thompson leaves Skydance movie after John Lasseter's hiring

Emma Thompson.
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Skydance's hiring of John Lasseter has already resulted in one high-profile departure.

Emma Thompson has dropped out of Luck, a Skydance Animation movie she was set to star in, because of Lasseter's hiring, according to The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline. The actress had already started recording her voice performance for the movie, the Reporter adds. The film is currently scheduled for a 2021 release. Thompson worked with Lasseter on Pixar's Brave, BuzzFeed News points out.

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