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Report: Wahlberg Demanded $1.5M to Approve Reshoot

Director felt 'betrayed and angry,' sources say

(Newser) - The massive pay gap between co-stars for the All the Money in the World reshoot came after Mark Wahlberg and his agent played hardball with producers, telling them they could either cough up $1.5 million or keep Kevin Spacey in the movie, insiders say. Sources tell USA Today that... More »

Ridley Scott on Airing Spacey Footage: 'Over My Dead Body'

Says he hasn't heard a peep from the actor since he decided to cut him from film

(Newser) - Director Ridley Scott says he hasn't heard from Kevin Spacey since the decision was made to cut the actor from All the Money in the World. "I don't know where he is," Scott said in a recent interview. "He's gone down underground." All ... More »

Spacey Accused of Groping Princess's Hubby

Ari Behn says misconduct occurred at 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert

(Newser) - As co-host of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo, Kevin Spacey rubbed elbows with Norway's Princess Martha Louise and her husband, who was seated beside him. But Ari Behn says Spacey also rubbed something else. In an interview with Norwegian radio station P4 , Behn, 45—who was... More »

Netflix Decides What to Do With House of Cards

Production will resume in 2018, minus Kevin Spacey

(Newser) - The uncertain fate of Netflix's House of Cards is now a certain one: Production on the sixth season, which was put on ice at the end of October following a slew of sexual assault allegations against Kevin Spacey , will resume after the holidays. It will be the show's... More »

Old Vic Has Gotten 20 'Personal Testimonies' Against Spacey

All but one of the allegations of misbehavior went unreported

(Newser) - London's Old Vic theater provided a confidential email address that could be used by anyone who had an allegation of sexual harassment or assault by Kevin Spacey, who served as artistic director there from 2004 to 2015. On Thursday the theater revealed that it has thus far accumulated 20... More »

19 People Allege Sexual Misconduct Against CW Showrunner

And more on the latest accusations in Hollywood

(Newser) - Supergirl and Arrow showrunner Andrew Kreisberg has been suspended amid accusations of sexual harassment and inappropriate touching from 19 former and current employees, the AP reports. Warner Bros. Television Group confirmed the suspension and investigation Saturday. The company says in a statement it "takes all allegations of misconduct... More »

2nd Woman Accuses Westwick: 'He Ripped My Bathing Suit'

And the latest on other accusations of assault and harassment

(Newser) - The number of women accusing Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick of rape now stands at two. Aurélie Wynn, a former actress who People reports used the name Aurelie Marie Cao, posted her allegations on Facebook Wednesday. "I said no and he pushed me face down and was powerless... More »

Spacey Cut From a Finished Movie

Christopher Plummer takes his place in reshoot

(Newser) - With star Kevin Spacey engulfed by accusations of sexual harassment and assault , the producers of All the Money in the World have decided to cut him out of a movie that was already finished. Director Ridley Scott plans to keep the film's Dec. 22 release date, but he is... More »

Former TV Anchor: Kevin Spacey Groped My Teen Son

Heather Unruh says a police report has been filed

(Newser) - A former Boston TV news anchor says that last year, when her son was 18, he was at a bar in Natucket, Mass., when he met Kevin Spacey. The actor "bought him drink after drink after drink and when my son was drunk, Spacey made his move and sexually... More »

Gay Talese to Kevin Spacey Accusers: 'Suck It Up'

Author, 85, says actor's career shouldn't be ruined over the scandal

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey finally has someone sticking up for him in public, though the thoughts expressed by 85-year-old author Gay Talese aren't going over well. "Jesus, suck it up once in a while," he said of the accusations at a function for the New York Public Library. The... More »

Actor Harry Dreyfuss Says Kevin Spacey Groped Him

The incident took place in London in 2008

(Newser) - On Saturday, Harry Dreyfuss, son of actor Richard Dreyfuss, became the latest man to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual assault. In a long essay on BuzzFeed , Dreyfuss writes that when he was 18 years old, in 2008, Spacey groped him in the actor's apartment in London. Dreyfuss was there... More »

Kevin Spacey Will No Longer Be Involved With House of Cards

Or Netflix at all, company says

(Newser) - Netflix said Friday night that Kevin Spacey will no longer be a part of House of Cards and it's cutting all other ties with the actor after a series of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, the AP reports. "Netflix will not be involved with any further production... More »

House of Cards Employee Details Alleged Spacey Assault

Separately, another accuser says Spacey tried to rape him when he was 14

(Newser) - The latest accusations against Kevin Spacey bring the timeline of alleged sexual assault and harassment up to the present: No fewer than eight current and former House of Cards employees tell CNN that the star's behavior, including groping and crude comments, made the set of the Netflix show a... More »

2nd Woman Recounts Pickup Line by Hoffman

'Wendy, have you ever been intimate with a man over 40?' she recalls him saying at meeting

(Newser) - The harassment accusations set off by the Harvey Weinstein scandal continue to reverberate in Hollywood and beyond. A rep for one of the big new targets, Kevin Spacey, announced he was seeking "evaluation and treatment," but Spacey's was far from the only name making headlines. Here's... More »

Brett Ratner Sues, Kevin Spacey Gets Help

As more Spacey accusers come forward

(Newser) - Brett Ratner is responding to at least one of his accusers … with a libel lawsuit. In the suit filed Wednesday in Hawaii, the director says an Oct. 20 Facebook post in which a Hawaii woman claimed Ratner raped her is "entirely false, fabricated, and fictional." He says... More »

Actor: 'There Are Many of Us With a Kevin Spacey Story'

Roberto Cavazos writes of 'nasty encounters,' and the BBC talks to another accuser

(Newser) - More troubling headlines for Kevin Spacey. The BBC has aired an interview with an anonymous man who accuses Spacey of making sexual advances back in the 1980s, when the man was a teenager and Spacey would have been in his mid-20s. Separately, Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos says that Spacey had... More »

House of Cards Halted; Theater Solicits Spacey Tips

Kevin Spacey scandal continues to have repercussions

(Newser) - Fallout from the Kevin Spacey scandal continues. Netflix announced Tuesday that production of the sixth and final season has been at least temporarily suspended, reports USA Today . It's not clear when, or if, shooting will resume, with a Netflix rep saying that production is on hold "until further... More »

House of Cards Is Done After Next Season

But move may not be related to the Kevin Spacey controversy

(Newser) - After actor Anthony Rapp made his explosive accusation that Kevin Spacey attempted to have a sexual encounter with him when Rapp was just 14, Spacey quickly apologized . But that apology itself has been under withering criticism all day, with the main complaint being that Spacey also used his note to... More »

Kevin Spacey 'Horrified' by Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Anthony Rapp says Spacey made advances when he was 14

(Newser) - Kevin Spacey offered an apology and said he was "beyond horrified" after an actor accused him of making sexual advances on him as a 14-year-old. Star Trek: Discovery cast member Anthony Rapp tells BuzzFeed that he went to a party in Spacey's New York apartment in 1986 and... More »

You Should Probably See Baby Driver

'One of the most entertaining thrill rides of this year, this decade. This century'

(Newser) - With a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes , it's safe to say that Baby Driver was worth the many years director Edgar Wright put into crafting it. The film focuses on the best getaway driver in Atlanta, who goes by Baby, and happens to want to leave his life of... More »

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