Carol – Watch the “Too Hot for TV Spot”

The Weinstein Company has released a brand new TV Spot... that was too hot for TV.  ABC rejected this spot because of a questionable nudity scene, which shows Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in bed together and refused to air it unless the studio "provides more coverage on both" lead actresses.

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In an adaptation of Patricia Highsmith‘s seminal novel The Price of Salt, Carol follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York.

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As conventional norms of the time challenge their undeniable attraction, an honest story emerges to reveal the resilience of the heart in the face of change.

A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara), is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol (Cate Blanchett), an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage.

As an immediate connection sparks between them, the innocence of their first encounter dims and their connection deepens.

While Carol breaks free from the confines of marriage, her husband (Kyle Chandler) begins to question her competence as a mother as her involvement with Therese and close relationship with her best friend Abby (Sarah Paulson) come to light.

Carol is directed by Todd Haynes and written by Phyllis Nagy with moving performances from Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson, Kyle Chandler, Jake Lacy and Cory Michael Smith.

Carol – TV spot that was to hot…

Or should we says double standard – would ABC had problems with the TV spot if it was a straight couple in bed and showing a little bit of skin ?

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