Kevin Spacey must pay millionaire compensation to producer of “House of Cards”

Kevin Spacey, must deliver $ 31 million to the production company MCR, as compensation after breaking the contract in the series “House of Cards”, money that will also cover up the problems caused by the interpreter of “Frank Underwood” for his behavior during filming.

It was until this Monday that the fine approved by an arbitration court was known since last year, The news came after the company filed a petition in the Superior Court of Los Angeles in which it claims the payment of that amount.

According to The Hollywood Reporter newspaper (owned by MCR), the arbitration court found that the actor had breached the terms of his contract with his behavioras he was accused of sexual harassment by a production assistant.

The complaint came amid a wave of testimonies against Spacey, winner of two Oscars for “The Usual Suspects” (1995) and “American Beauty” (1999), who saw his career collapse in 2017 after the numerous allegations of sexual assault that he has always rejected.

When the cases came to light, the producer eliminated the role of Spacey in “House of Cards”, completely rewrote its sixth season and reduced the number of episodes from 13 to 8 to meet the premiere date announced by Netflix.

The company, responsible for other titles such as “Ozark” and “The Shrink Next Door”, alleged during the arbitration that the actor had not provided his services “in a professional manner” or in accordance with its behavior policies.

Spacey appealed the referee’s ruling but your request was denied this month.

The actor’s last appearance was in the 2018 film, “Billionaire Boys Club”, although next year he will return to the cinema with a small role in the Italian film “L’uomo Che Disegno Dio” (“The man who designed God “).

In these years, Spacey has published several enigmatic videos on social networks playing the ruthless Frank Underwood, his character in the series “House of Cards”.



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