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‘Foxcatcher’ subject Mark Schultz lashes out at director Bennett Miller

One of the real-life subjects of Sony Pictures Classics’ Oscar hopeful wrestling drama “Foxcatcher” is unhappy with director Bennett Miller’s portrayal of his character, and he wants the world to know it.

Mark Schultz, a gold medal-winning Olympic wrestler, took to Twitter and Facebook to fact-check the script and rant about Miller and the film on Tuesday and Wednesday, calling the director a “punk” and “liar” and threatening his career. Schultz had previously indicated his support for the film through various Twitter and Facebook posts, at one point changing his Facebook cover picture to a photo of him with Miller at the movie's Cannes premiere. Channing Tatum plays Schultz in the movie, which has been nominated for Golden Globe, SAG and Critics' Choice awards.