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Louis C.K. May Buy Back His Controversial Film 'I Love You, Daddy'

Louis C.K. is reportedly buying back the rights to his canceled and controversial film "I Love You, Daddy," but it's unclear what he plans on doing with it.

C.K. co-wrote, directed, funded and starred in the film, which was originally scheduled to be released Nov. 17. The release was terminated amid accusations of sexual misconduct levied at C.K. Those accusations and C.K.'s admission heighten the controversial elements of "I Love You, Daddy."

SEE MORE: Hollywood's Problem Of Sexual Misconduct Goes Beyond Harvey Weinstein

That's because the film is about sexual misconduct in Hollywood. With the allegations in mind, a New Yorker review says the film "reeks of impunity." The film also includes a character apparently inspired by filmmaker Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual misconduct for decades.

Deadline reported on Friday that The Orchard, which originally acquired the film for $5 million, was wrapping up the deal to sell the film's rights. It's not clear if C.K. plans on releasing the film — especially now, given the national conversation surrounding sexual misconduct.


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