Netflix haults partnership with Kevin Spacey & House of Cards production amidst sexual allegations against the actor

Netflix ends partnership with Kevin Spacey and 'House of Cards' production

Reports of actor Kevin Spacey's sexual-advances-to-a-minor, and over tales of mischief Brixton on set, has forced Netflix to end its partnership with Kevin Spacey and production of the latest series of 'House of Cards'.

Netflix, in a statement, said that it had further decided not to release the film “Gore,” which was in post-production and was produced by Spacey in which he played the late writer Gore Vidal as reported by Reuters.

Media Rights Capital (MRC), the company that produces 'House of Cards' said in a statement: “While we continue the ongoing investigation into the serious allegations concerning Kevin Spacey’s behavior on the set of ‘House of Cards,’ he has been suspended, effective immediately. MRC, in partnership with Netflix, will continue to evaluate a creative path forward for the program during the hiatus."

MRC further revealed that it took immediate action to resolve one incident in 2012 where a crew member (not identified) “shared a complaint about a specific remark and gesture made by Kevin Spacey."

Earlier, festival Bits & Pretzels ended its association with Kevin Spacey due to the same reason.

Spacey apologized last weekend to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused Spacey of trying to seduce him in 1986 when Rapp was 14.

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