-On "Watch What Happens Live" earlier this month, Julianne Moore revealed that she was fired from the 2018 film "Can you ever forgive me"?due to creative differences.
-At the Advertising Week Europe in London, "Can you ever forgive me"? and Spiceworld actor Richard E. Grant said that Moore wanted to wear a fatsuit and prosthetic nose to play author Lee Israel. The original directer Nicole Holofcener refused the request.
- The film went on to star Melissa McCarthy and be directed by Marielle Heller. McCarthy went on to be nominated for an Oscar for the role.