Every studio rejected Liberace film as 'too gay'

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    Soderbergh: Every studio rejected Liberace film as 'too gay'

    Jan. 5, 2013
    By Tim Molloy

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    "Nobody would make it. We went to everybody in town," the "Traffic" and "Oceans 11" director told TheWrap on Friday, at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. "We needed $5 million. Nobody would do it."

    Wait a minute, we said. Let us get this straight: No studio would budget $5 million for a movie with Damon and Douglas?

    "They said it was too gay. Everybody. This was after 'Brokeback Mountain,' by the way. Which is not as funny as this movie. I was stunned. It made no sense to any of us."

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    Soderbergh: Every studio rejected Liberace film as 'too gay' - MSN Movies News
     
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    By today's standards, the movie wouldn't be gay enough........ :doubt:
     
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    Michael Douglas is playing Liberace?

    Christ, you'd think there was a shortage of gay actors in Hollywood or something...
     

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