Kevin Spacey Suspended From 'House of Cards' [Updated]

Kevin Spacey Suspended From 'House of Cards' [Updated]
From Slashfilm - November 3, 2017

Update #3, 11/3/17: Variety reports that Kevin Spacey has been suspended from House of Cards, a legally necessary first step toward Spaceys eventual termination. Netflixhas also cancelled theGore Vidal biopic he was set to star in for the streaming service. Theofficial statement reads as follows:

Netflix will not be involved with any further production of House of Cards that includes Kevin Spacey.We will continue to work with MRC during this hiatus time to evaluate our path forward as it relates to the show.

This update aligns with the rumors that the series would kill off Spaceys Frank Underwood and conclude the series with the rest of the cast.

Update #2, 10/31/17: According to Deadline, filming on season 6 of House of Cards has been indefinitely suspendedin the wake of the Kevin Spacey allegations. Heres the official statement:

MRC and Netflix have decided to suspend production onHouse of Cardsseason six, until further notice, to give us time to review the current situation and to address any concerns of our cast and crew.

Update 10/30/17: Netflix has released astatement regarding the allegations against Kevin Spacey:

Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by last nights news concerning Kevin Spacey. In response to last nights revelations, executives from both of our companies arrived in Baltimore this afternoon to meet with our cast and crew to ensure that they continue to feel safe and supported. As previously scheduled, Kevin Spacey is not working on set at this time.

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