Spacey Pulled From Upcoming Ridley Scott Movie, Faces New Accusations

© REUTERS / Mario AnzuoniCast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of the television series "House of Cards" at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. (File)
Cast member Kevin Spacey poses at the premiere for the second season of the television series House of Cards at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles, California. (File) - Sputnik International
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With a little over a month left until "All the Money in the World" hits cinemas on December 22, director Ridley Scott has decided to remove Kevin Spacey from the completed movie amid the sexual harassment reports swirling around Spacey, British media has reported.

The two-time Oscar winner Kevin Spacey will be replaced by Christopher Plummer in the upcoming movie about oil magnate John Paul Getty.

Re-shoots of the key scenes are expected to commence immediately. Scott is also determined to keep the film’s December 22 release date, The Guardian reported.

The decision to cut out the House of Cards star comes hard on the heels of a sexual harassment scandal involving producer Harvey Weinstein.

US actor Kevin Spacey watches the group A singles match between France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga and Britain's Andy Murray in the round robin stage on the fifth day of the ATP World Tour Finals tennis tournament in London on November 9, 2012 - Sputnik International
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Ridley Scott, along with producers Dan Friedkin and Bradley Thomas, decided to remove all of Kevin Spacey's scenes from the film fearing that the sex scandal could hurt the film.

“All the Money in the World” relives the events surrounding the kidnapping of John Paul Getty’s 16-year old grandson and the boy’s mother’s effort to convince the billionaire to pay the ransom, which he didn't.

New Accusation Against Spacey

Kevin Spacey faces fresh allegations of inappropriate behavior.

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In the latest incident, he has been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man in July 2016.

Former television news anchor Heather Unruh said that her son did not report the crime at the time, largely out of embarrassment and fear, The Independent wrote.

It follows nine other allegations, ranging from inappropriate sexual conduct to assault and groping.

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