How Development Executives- and Directors - Earn Their Money:
Jason Winer, who directed “Arthur,” acknowledged that Brand’s real-world identity prompted some script changes. “In the original movie, Arthur picks up a hooker. And for what people know about Russell and what he brings to the role — would you believe he needs to pay for sex? We had to address those things,” the filmmaker said.
Thank God somebody was on the ball to call BS on that. Would you spend your hard earned dollars see a movie that insults your intelligence by suggesting Russell Brand needs to pay for sex?