Louis CK Has Been Dropped From 'The Secret Life of Pets 2'

Angelo Anderson
November 13, 2017

The original film also starred Ellie Kemper, Kevin Hart, Jenny Slate, Lake Bell, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress, Bobby Moynihan, Steve Coogan, and Albert Brooks, C.K.'s frequent creative collaborator. He was expected to return to reprise his role for the sequel, which was slated for release on June 7, 2019.

After five different allegations of sexual misconduct and Louis C.K.'s admittance to such allegations, the famed comedian has been cut from all future Universal Pictures films, according to multiple sources.

The move comes after his reps all dropped him and after FX and FX Production ended its long relationship him after he admitted to exposing himself to several women.

The comic has also been dropped by APA, 3 Arts and his publicist, while FX Networks and FX Productions have terminated their deal with his production company Pig Newton.

Similarly, TBS announced Friday that The Cops, an animated series that C.K. was producing for the network, would be "suspended until further review".

HBO then pulled the comedian from their November 18 Night of Too Many Stars special and the pay TV network also pulled all of his content from their HBO On-Demand service. He has also cancelled the opening to his new film I Love You Daddy, which was supposed to premiere sometime next week.

While it's not precisely known how much compensation CK received for The Secret Life Of Pets, animated comedies are often extremely lucrative for actors as they require little preparation or physical work, instead either relying on the star's own drawing power or unique characteristic and personality to supplement the film's attractions.

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