• STV
  • MySTV

Spacey to be erased from finished film after sex claims

Actor will be cut from upcoming Ridley Scott film following sexual assault claims.

Spacey will be replaced by Christopher Plummer in the upcoming Ridley Scott film.
Spacey will be replaced by Christopher Plummer in the upcoming Ridley Scott film. AP

Kevin Spacey will be completely erased from an upcoming Ridley Scott film following allegations of sexual misconduct.

The actor was due to star alongside Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams in thriller All The Money In The World, set to be released in December.

But he will now be replaced by Christopher Plummer in scenes which must be quickly reshot in time for the release date.

It comes at the request of British director Scott and just days after Netflix dropped Spacey from hit political drama House of Cards.

Further allegations against Spacey have also emerged overnight.

Former journalist Heather Unruh gave a press conference accusing the actor of sexually assaulting her teenage son.

Former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh breaks down at a press conference about the sexual assault of her son.
Former Boston news anchor Heather Unruh breaks down at a press conference about the sexual assault of her son. AP

Ms Unruh told reporters the 58-year-old had bought her son "drink after drink" at a restaurant in Massachusetts in July 2016 before allegedly sticking his hand down the 18-year-old's pants and grabbing his genitals.

It is the latest accusation made against Spacey, who is being investigated by police in the UK over an alleged sexual assault in Lambeth in 2008.

Ms Unruh told reporters: "The victim, my son, was a star struck, straight, 18-year-old man, who had no idea that the famous actor was an alleged sexual predator, or that he was about to become his next victim.

"Kevin Spacey bought him drink after drink after drink. And when my son was drunk Spacey made his move and sexually assaulted him.

"To Kevin Spacey, I want to say this: Shame on you for what you did to my son.

"Nothing could have prepared my son for how that sexual assault would make him feel as a man."

She said her son had not reported the alleged assault at the time because he was embarrassed but filed a police report last week.

Nantucket police chief Bill Pittman said Massachusetts law does not allow them to confirm or deny a report of sexual assault.

One account. All of STV.

This field is required. That doesn't look like a valid e-mail format, please check. That e-mail's already in our system. Please try again.
ShowHide
Forgot password?
This field is required. At least 6 characters please. Did you enter your details correctly?
If you've forgotten your details then use the 'Forgot password?' link.
Need to reset your password?

We'll send a link to reset your password to

We've sent you details on how to reset your password

Please check your email and follow the instructions.

Forgotten your email address?

Have you forgotten the email address that you previously joined with? Don't worry, by emailing enquiries@stv.tv we can help.

One account. All of STV.

This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
At least 6 characters please
ShowHide
This field is required. At least 6 characters please.
You have to be 16 or over to join
This field is required. This doesn't appear to be a valid date
Type your full postcode and select your address This field is required. It doesn't look like you've entered a valid postcode. Can't find your address? Confirm the details you've given us are correct by clicking here

By continuing you agree to our Terms of Use, including our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. Any issues contact us.

Upload Profile Picture

Please make sure your image is under 2mb in size and a valid JPG, PNG or GIF.

Are you sure?

Unfortunately, you'll be unable to access our premium content. We’ll be sorry to see you go, but if you change your mind you can rejoin us at any time.

Please verify your STV account

Please verify your STV account using the email we sent you. If you have lost the email, we can send you another one, just click the button below.

Thanks

We've sent you a new verification email.
Please check your email and follow the instructions to verify your account.

Welcome to STV
Thanks for joining us.

Oops!

Sorry, you must be at least 12 years old to place a vote for your Real Hero.

Please review our Voting Terms of Use for more information.

Oops!

Sorry! It seems that you are using a browser that is incompatible with our voting service.

To register your vote please copy the below URL in to your regular mobile browser. We recommend Google Chrome, or Safari.

http://shows.stv.tv/real-heroes/voting

Oops!

Sorry, you seem to have already voted in this category.

Thanks for voting

Now share your vote with friends on your social network

Share on twitter Share on facebook

Cast your vote

Please register or sign in to continue.

Cast your vote

This field is required. This doesn't appear to be a valid date

Cast your vote

Please fill out this form to cast your vote. As you are under 16 years old you will not create an STV account. Why do we need these details?

This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. Please enter at least 2 characters
This field is required. That doesn't look like a valid e-mail format, please check.
Location This field is required.
Parental Consent This field is required.

That's you. All that's left is to click the 'Submit Vote' button below. By doing so, you confirm that you and your parent or guardian have read and accept our Voting Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Cookie policy, and that the details you have entered are correct. We'll look after them as carefully as if they were our own.