King stated further that Wood had been “heavily involved” in the planning, preproduction, and editing of the video. 

Wood also notes in the documentary that she knew there was going to be a simulated sex scene, but she was afraid to voice concerns. Wood stated that she had been discussing a simulated scene of sex, but when the cameras began rolling, he got into my ear for real. It was something I never had in my life. “I’m a professional actor, and I have been performing this profession my entire life. I’ve never seen a set so unprofessional in my entire life.

Wood said that Wood was not able to speak for himself or say no. He explains this because he had been trained and conditioned to be silent, so he just pushed on.

Phoenix Rising. Don’t fall., the first part of the docuseries, premieres on HBO Tuesday, March 15 at 9 p.m. The second, which is titled Phoenix Rising is RisingThe following day, at 9:00 p.m., a new episode of, will be available for streaming on HBO Max. The two parts of the story will stream live on HBO Max Tuesday February 15.