In a race against time, Ridley Scott cuts out Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey Christopher Plummer

With a little over a month left until "All the Money in the World" hits cinemas on December 22, director Ridley Scot has made a decision to remove Kevin Spacey from the completed movie amid the sexual harassment reports swirling around Spacey, British media has reported.

Christopher Plummer is set to replace Spacey in the role of J Paul Getty, with reshoots of key scenes expected to start immediately to keep the film's December 22 U.S. release date. Christopher Plummer has been set to replace Spacey in the role of J Paul Getty.

The surprising part of the recast is that Scott wants to keep the December 22 released date.

All The Money In The World follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer) and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail (Michelle Williams) to convince his billionaire grandfather (Kevin Spacey) to pay the ransom.

The decision to erase Spacey comes after a string of allegations about the actor's predatory sexual behaviour. He took over Spacey's role as J. Paul Getty, the industrialist who was named by the the richest living American in1966 by the Guinness Book of World Records.

The film was scheduled for a closing-night screening at the AFI film festival, but was pulled by Scott at the last minute after allegations of sexual assault by Spacey were reported in the media.

U.S. sets final date for Nicaraguan immigrants' protected status
The decision affects about 2,500 Nicaraguans, many of whom have lived in the USA for almost two decades, raising US-born children. It authorizes employment and protection from deportation for about 320,000 people from 10 countries.

Heather Unruh wiped back tears when she told the story of how the actor bought her 18-year-old son many drinks at a restaurant in Nantucket on July 2016, then touched him inappropriately.

Spacey's former publicist said last week that the actor was "taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment".

He apologized on October 30 to actor Anthony Rapp, the first person to accuse Spacey of sexual assault.

The actor has since been accused by more than dozen men of either sexually harassing or assaulting them.

Spacey was earlier removed from popular show "House of Cards".

Related News:

  • Trump to ask Xi to ratchet up pressure on North Korea

    Trump to ask Xi to ratchet up pressure on North Korea

    Trump laughed at the antics of acrobats, then was serenaded by Chinese opera singers in elaborate headdresses and heavy make-up. Trump is expected to demand that China curtail its dealings with Pyongyang and expel North Korean workers.
    Disney Reportedly Looking To Buy Most of 21st Century FOX

    Disney Reportedly Looking To Buy Most of 21st Century FOX

    Disney will get a majority of the company, although the only things Fox is keeping is its news and sports divisions. Fox reportedly believes they will be more competitive if they focus their properties around news and sports.
    Kremlin denies charges against Trump officials prove election meddling

    Kremlin denies charges against Trump officials prove election meddling

    Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election that brought Trump to power. Facebook said last month it had uncovered thousands of divisive advertisements purchased by Russian-linked fake accounts.
  • Kevin Spacey assaulted my teen son

    Kevin Spacey assaulted my teen son

    The press conference came nearly a month after Unruh first tweeted that Spacey, 58, had assaulted a loved one of hers. As CrimeOnline previously reported , Unruh tweeted on October 13 that Spacey, 58, had assaulted a "loved one".
    National Football League  suspends Bucs WR Evans for one game

    National Football League suspends Bucs WR Evans for one game

    Lattimore turned and pushed Winston with one hand. "Then Mike Evans came and snapped me from behind". I was glad he wasn't ejected. "That goes against everything you would want your team to stand for".
    Interview: Discussing Ezekiel Elliott's Latest Status With

    Interview: Discussing Ezekiel Elliott's Latest Status With "Mighty"

    ESPN reported earlier Sunday that Elliott's outside attorneys have attempted to reach a settlement with the NFL. He returned to practice the same day and played against the Chiefs on Sunday.
  • Rail and bus strike woes

    Rail and bus strike woes

    Britain has faced its worst travel chaos in decades as rail staff staged a walk-out in protest over driver-only trains. Many services will not be affected, but others will be cancelled, replaced by buses or busier than normal.
    Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer Awarded Rawlings Gold Gloves

    Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer Awarded Rawlings Gold Gloves

    Perez had won four straight AL Gold Glove Awards from 2013-16 before being beat out this season by the Angels' Martin Maldonado . But the votes of major league coaches and managers still account for about 75 percent of the selection process.
    Narendra Modi has hurt HP's tourism industry & farmers: Rahul Gandhi

    Narendra Modi has hurt HP's tourism industry & farmers: Rahul Gandhi

    The BJP is hopeful of getting a clear majority and defeating the incumbent Congress government in the hill state. But, Modi said, he would miss the fun of fighting an election as Congress has already left the battlefield.
  • Facebook wants your nude photos to stop revenge porn

    Facebook wants your nude photos to stop revenge porn

    Facebook has come up with an unusual method of tackling the menace of revenge porn , one that might even seem insane as well. Facebook will then be able to track the hash online with the help of the algorithms used in photos and video matching tools.
    Jail Sentence: JAY-Z, Kevin Hart, show support to Meek Mill

    Jail Sentence: JAY-Z, Kevin Hart, show support to Meek Mill

    The judge also cited the rapper's repeated scheduling of concerts in areas where she had barred him from performing. But probation violations resulted in five more months in prison in 2013 and an extension of his probation.
    'Hearthstone' Gets New 'Kobolds & Catacombs' Expansion, Single-Player Mode

    'Hearthstone' Gets New 'Kobolds & Catacombs' Expansion, Single-Player Mode

    Players will be able to venture into the dark, winding dungeons deep beneath Azeroth in search of ancient, legendary treasures . Kobolds and Catacombs will bring legendary weapon cards for all nine classes, even if they have never had weapons before.


Most liked

Apple shifts augmented reality efforts into high gear
The headset will receive from Apple engineers special applications: from text and maps to 360-degree video playback. It will then be left with around a year to fine-tune, test and tweak the headset before a public unveiling in 2020.

USA ground invasion of North Korea could cost 'millions' of lives
Dumont also mentioned the possibility that chemical and biological weapons might be used by the North in case of a conflict. North Korea in July launched two intercontinental ballistic missiles apparently capable of reaching the US mainland.

Axed Luiz faces fight for Chelsea future, warns Conte
I saw him play against Roma [a 3-0 Champions League defeat] the other night and he didn't look anywhere near it. "I try to do this".

Lamborghini and MIT's Terzo Millennio concept is bonkers
As such, we can expect to see all manner of interesting cars come out of Volkswagen Group-owned Lamborghini in the near-future. The result is an all-new, wildly innovative concept vehicle , called Terzo Millennio .

Apple settled on Jersey for new tax shelter after Irish rule change
Apple CEO Tim Cook slammed the ruling as "total political crap" and argued that there's "no reason for it in fact or in law". If an Irish company spent $15 billion on such rights it could claim a $1 billion tax deduction annually for 15 years.

Scottish parliament offices briefly evacuated in suspect white powder scare
The Tory floor of the Scottish parliament was evacuated earlier in the day, after three suspicious packages were found in the offices.

Jammu And Kashmir: Jawan Martyred, Civilian Injured in Pulwama Encounter; Operation Underway
Earlier on Saturday, two cops were injured after militants fired on a police team in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. The security forces also gunned down three terrorists in the operation.

NBA Analysis: Cavaliers' starting lineup is the main problem, says Dwyane Wade
Both technical fouls came with 8:08 to play in the second quarter after he complained to the referees. Thomas took to Twitter to voice his frustration with the slow recovery process on Sunday night.

Rand Paul's injuries from assault more severe than initially reported
Senior Adviser Doug Stafford said the senator is in considerable pain and has difficulty getting around, including flying. Rene Boucher, 59, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor fourth-degree assault with a minor injury .

Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm in $130bn deal
Broadcom has offered to buy Qualcomm for $70 (£53) per share in a cash and stock deal that values the company at $103bn (£78.6bn). Analysts say that if Broadcom can salvage the Apple relationship, it would sharply increase potential returns from the takeover.

Page: I Was On Papadopoulos Email About Linking Russia Up With Campaign
Among those receiving the email, it has since been reported , was Sam Clovis , who told Papadopoulos: "Great work". The email went to "several members of the campaign's foreign policy team", according to the documents.

NFL Week 9: Keys for Giants vs. Rams
NY has dominated the all-time series of late, winning seven straight meetings since being edged by the Rams 15-14 in 2001. After the Rams scored touchdowns on their first two possessions of the second half, the outcome had been decided.

Saudi Prince Dies in Helicopter Crash Near Yemen Border
The arrests have cemented the hold on power for King Salman and his 32-year-old son, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman . Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia, May 30, 2017.

Captain Kohli turns 29, celebrates birthday with teammates
Trent Boult struck twice in his first over to get rid of first Shikhar Dhawan and then Rohit Sharma cheaply. A second T20I century for Colin Munro , coming off just 54 balls.

Gunman kills 27 during Sunday church service in Texas, shooter dead
It is also the deadliest church shooting in modern American history. "May God be w/ the people of Sutherland Springs, Texas". Keeping all harmed in Sutherland Springs in our prayers and grateful for our courageous first responders on the scene.