Wilde stated in a Variety interview that "His method did not fit the ethics I require for my shows.

My duty to safeguard the cast and the production comes first and foremost. I have to do that.

Wilde said, "After this incident, I learned a lot about his behaviour that truly disturbed me.

Shia LaBeouf was initially approached and agreed to play the part of Jack, which was eventually portrayed by Harry Styles

The movie's director, Olivia Wilde, just admitted she had to let Labeouf go

My top objective was giving Florence the sense that she was supported and safe

especially with a movie like this where I knew I would be asking Florence to be in extremely vulnerable