We know that Armie Hammer has said in the past that he doesn’t take any money from his billionaire family, so I hope he saved that Lone Ranger paycheck because times are looking lean for the once golden Hollywood star…
Variety announced today that he has departed the upcoming Broadway play The Minutes.
“The Minutes,” a play by Tracy Letts, was originally set to debut in March 2020, but plans were derailed due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has kept the curtain closed on Broadway ever since. Now, the play is on track to resume production during the 2021-2022 season.
“I have loved every single second of working on ‘The Minutes’ with the family I made from Steppenwolf. But right now I need to focus on myself and my health for the sake of my family. Consequently, I will not be returning to Broadway with the production,” Hammer said in a statement on Friday.
Hammer’s exit from the play means he is completely jobless now. Nothing on the horizon!
This week, Variety broke the news that Hammer was dropped from the small-budget Cold War thriller “Billion Dollar Spy,” in which he was set to star opposite Mads Mikkelsen. Hammer was also set to appear opposite Julia Roberts and Sean Penn in an upcoming series at Starz about Watergate named “Gaslit,” but this week, Dan Stevens was re-cast in the role originally occupied by Hammer.
Of course he still has a major role in Disney’s upcoming Death on the Nile, which will be released in 2022 and was shot long before the scandal. But that might be the last we see of him. Fingers crossed?