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The "L.A. Law" star said he's proud of his role in "Making Love," but believes the film came "10 years too early."
The company acquired Fox entertainment properties last year in a $71 billion deal.
A recut trailer from 20th Century Fox calls it "the greatest Christmas story ever told."
Director Shane Black had brought on Steven Wilder Striegel, who was a friend, knowing his background.
Creator Joss Whedon plans to feature a black actress in starring role.
The corporation will instead focus on its offer to acquire 61 percent of European media company Sky.
The Fox assets have been the subject of a bidding war between Comcast and Disney.
The sum tops Comcast's $65 billion offer.
Writer-producer Bryan Fuller accused the filmmakers of "hetwashing" their legendary subject.
And Rashida Jones is reportedly being sought to co-write the script.