House of Cards: Netflix's dismissal of Kevin Spacey
As reported by ScreenRant, Netflix has fired Kevin Spacey in response to allegations of sexual harassment received by the actor.
Below is the official announcement:
“Netflix will not be involved in other productions of House of Cards including Kevin Spacey. We will continue to work with MRC during this break to assess how to proceed with the series. We also decided not to distribute the film, Gore, who was in post-production, produced by and starring Kevin Spacey.”
Netflix and MRC have blocked the production of the sixth and final season of House of Cards indefinitely. The filming was in progress at Baltimore.
Kevin Spacey, star of House of Cards in the role of corrupt politician Frank Underwood, has been accused of molesting actor Anthony Rapp (Star Trek: Discovery) when he was 14 years old.
Also several members, current or former employees, of the cast and crew of House of Cards, evidenced by inappropriate behavior on the part of the actor in the last few years, including appreciations heavy or physical contact inappropriate.
The CAA, the talent agency of Spacey, and his publicist Staci Wolfe have broken off all relationship with him.
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