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‘Fire Island’ director Andrew Ahn details his nudity negotiations with Searchlight

Fire Island, filmmaker Andrew Ahn made his first major-studio film, going into business with Searchlight Pictures after previously helming indie fare like Spa Night.And from what Ahn told Vulture recently, Searchlight had many notes about Fire Island—from its script (the studio thought the Noah-Will beach scene was unnecessary) to the soundtrack (the studio wanted “Levitating” by Dua Lipa).Related: A queer Asian revolution is happening in Hollywood and, honestly, it’s about damn timeAhn also described his back-and-forth with Searchlight about the nudity in the film, which is now streaming on Hulu:I was like, “I want a d*ck.” It’s Fire Island. It’s sex scenes.

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