Kevin Spacey Being Removed From Upcoming Film

Emmett Rice
November 10, 2017

In "All in the Money in the World", which tells the true story of the 1973 kidnapping of J. Paul Getty's grandson, Spacey portrayed the famous billionaire. Scott's drastic choice to cut Spacey from the movie will put it at risk of missing its December 22 release date, thus jeopardizing its Oscar eligibility. The actor, who is facing serious accusations of sexual misconduct, has a notable role in the film, and his involvement has already seen Sony tone down its Oscar promotion for the movie.

It was agreed upon by all parties involved that Spacey's scenes would be re-shot, and Christopher Plummer will take his place in the role of J Paul Getty.

Kevin Spacey been cut out of a leading role as U.S. oil tycoon J. Paul Getty in a film about the 173 kidnapping of the oil tycoon's grandson, weeks before it is due to be released in cinemas. We'll keep you posted.

Sony had announced it was pulling All the Money in the World from the upcoming American Film Institute film festival in Los Angeles.

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Heather Unruh claimed that her son, who was 18 at the time, was "star struck", during a chance encounter with the actor at the bar in July 2016. The family made a decision to come forward, she said, after others went public with allegations of sexual misconduct against Spacey and other celebrities.

Spacey has said that he does not remember the incident Rapp describes, but apologised in a statement for any "inappropriate drunken behaviour" he might have displayed.

Vox has reached out to Spacey's representatives for comment.

USA network Netflix has axed further production of Mr Spacey's House of Cards drama, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced it would no longer give the actor a special Emmy award, and his agent and publicist dropped him as a client.

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