Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of a Shakespeare stage production after he sued a Sydney newspaper for defamation

Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of a Shakespeare stage production after he sued a Sydney newspaper for defamation in federal court. "I received a statement from the 67-year-old actor on Monday withdrawing from the role of Malvolio in a seven-week season of Twelfth Night," The Hollywood Reporter quoted Melbourne Theatre Company artistic director's statement.

Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of a Shakespeare stage production after he sued a Sydney newspaper for defamation
Australian actor Geoffrey Rush has pulled out of a Shakespeare stage production after he sued a Sydney newspaper for defamation in federal court. "I received a statement from the 67-year-old actor on Monday withdrawing from the role of Malvolio in a seven-week season of Twelfth Night," The Hollywood Reporter quoted Melbourne Theatre Company artistic director's statement.