February 4, 2023

Regardless of being accused of sexual misconduct by a number of males, Kevin Spacey has booked a job in a brand new film. The information comes after he was discovered not accountable for damages introduced forth in a contentious lawsuit from Anthony Rapp, whose accusations in opposition to Spacey have been the primary made public information.

As Selection experiences, Spacey has booked a voice function in Management, a thriller from the British indie manufacturing firm Cupsogue Photos. Written and directed by Gene Fallaize, the film follows Stella Simmons (Lauren Metcalfe), a British authorities minister who’s having an affair with the Prime Minister (Mark Hampton). Spacey performs a hijacker who is aware of her secret and takes over her self-driving automotive, taking a trapped Simmons on a rampage by way of London.

In line with Selection, Spacey will end his voiceovers this week, whereas taking pictures on Management will happen subsequent yr. In an announcement, Fallaize paid no thoughts to Spacey’s accusations, revealing that he wrote the voiceover function with the disgraced actor in thoughts. “He’s one of many biggest actors of our era,” Fallaize mentioned. “His private life apart — it’s one thing I can’t touch upon and haven’t any information of — it’s a possibility to work with one of many performing greats.”

In 2017, Rapp, a fellow actor, accused Spacey of constructing aggressive and undesirable sexual advances in the direction of him when Rapp was 14 years previous and Spacey was 26 years previous. Quickly after, Spacey apologized to Rapp and got here out as homosexual, however later mentioned the occasion by no means occurred and was instructed by a publicist to subject the apology. Rapp sought $40 million in his lawsuit, which got here to an finish in October of this yr.

Spacey has different authorized troubles to fret about regardless of profitable Rapp’s case. Earlier this month, he was hit with seven extra counts of sexual assault within the UK, the place he was beforehand charged with 4 different counts in Could. He additionally nonetheless owes Home of Playing cards producer MRC $31 million in compensatory damages since his firing from the present pressured rewrites and a shortened remaining season.

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