Actor Kevin Spacey will have to pay the show’s production company nearly $31 million Card castleby which he had been dismissed following charges of sexual harassment, a decision a judge Thursday, dismissing his appeal.
• On the other hand: Accused of sexual assault, Kevin Spacey pleads not guilty in London
• On the other hand: Accused of sexual assault, Kevin Spacey denies “vigorously”
• On the other hand: Charged with sexual assault, Kevin Spacey will appear in London on Thursday
The actor, twice Oscar winner for american beauty and The usual suspectsis also being prosecuted in the UK for four sexual assaults on three men.
In 2017, Kevin Spacey awaits the subject of a wave of accusations of harassment and sexual assault, which had put an abrupt end to his career, in the wake of the #MeToo movement and the Harvey Weinstein affair.
MRC, the production company behind Card castleon political intrigue in Washington, seeks damages for lost earnings attributed to the dismissal of the actor from this series.
Cell had forced her to overhaul the sixth season.
In 2020, an arbitration assessment concluded that Kevin Spacey should compensate for the losses and costs associated with these changes.
More his lawyers had claimed that the person in charge of the arbitration had exceeded his prerogatives by taking into account certain evidence.
On Thursday, Judge Mel Red Recana confirmed that the fallen Hollywood icon should pay nearly $31 million in damages and litigation costs.
The judge recalled that, according to the conclusions of the arbitration, Kevin Spacey had violated the terms of his contract because of his alleged behavior.
Kevin Spacey has always denied sexually harassing anyone.
In Card castlethe actor played the unscrupulous politician Frank Underwood.
In mid-July, he pleaded not guilty in London to sexual assaults committed between March 2005 and April 2013.
In the United States, Kevin Spacey had been charged with indecent assault and sexual assault in the state of Massachusetts, on the East Coast. He was accused of having, in July 2016, got his hands on the sex of an 18-year-old young man employed in a bar, after having made him drink.
Plus the charges had been dropped in July 2019.