Kevin Spacey axed in latest film as allegations continue

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According to the report, all of Spacey's scenes will be reshot, with co-stars Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams expected to participate.

Christopher Plummer will take over Spacey's role in the film, which despite the last-minute change, is still set for release on December 22, reports CNN.

United States actor Kevin Spacey is to be erased from a completed Hollywood film following the allegations of predatory sexual behaviour against him.

Plummer "was reportedly Scott's first choice for the role of Getty, but the director was pressured into casting a bigger name", The Guardian reports. So, basically, this was a good move for everyone, except Kevin Spacey.

The film is scheduled for a December 22 release, giving the film's producers less than two months to completely redo all of Spacey's scenes.

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"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. When Getty Sr. refuses, Gail attempts to sway him as her son's captors become increasingly volatile and brutal.

Variety said that Spacey had shot about two weeks of footage and there were many scenes in the film where he was the only actor on screen. Unruh held a press conference, explaining her son was 18 years old when Spacey allegedly his genitals. "It harmed him, and it can not be undone".

Spacey has suffered a rapid fall from grace since actor Anthony Rapp, who starred in the 2005 musical Rent, accused Spacey of making sexual advances toward him in 1986 when Rapp was 14.

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

"But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years".

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