Los Angeles-An arbitration was held last Monday. Kevin Spacey and his company had to pay $30 million to “House of Cards,” the studio that produced it, for his sexual misconduct. Dismissal.
A document that was submitted to Los Angeles Superior Court required the judge’s approval. The arbitrator believed that Spacey had violated the contract’s requirements for professional conduct. These were the actions. Execution is the final straw in this house of cards.”
MRC, the studio behind “House of Cards”, had to fire Spacey, stop producing the sixth season of the show, rewrite it to remove Spacey’s central character, and shorten it from 13 episodes to 8 episodes to catch up The deadline resulted in the loss of tens of millions of documents said.
“The safety of our employees, scenes, and work environment is of paramount importance to MRC, and it is why we set out to promote accountability,” MRC said in a statement on Monday.
Spacy’s representative did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment. His lawyer said that the actor’s behavior did not play a role in the show’s cancellation.
After more than three years’ worth of legal battles, and an eight-day evidence hearing. The decision will remain confidential and not be made public.
Spacey appealed to three other private arbitrators. The panel found Spacey, and made the final decision Monday.
“MRC insisted on its position and pursued the case tenaciously, and finally achieved the correct result,” the plaintiff’s lawyer Michael Kump said in a statement.
The #MeToo movement exploded and the Oscar-winning Oscar winner, aged 62, was forced to stop abruptly at 2017’s end.
Anthony Rapp, an actor who appeared in Broadway, film “Loan”, and TV show “Star Trek: Discovery,” said that Spacey had sextached him at a party in 1980s when he turned 14 years old.
Spacey apologized and issued a statement at that point, stating that he didn’t remember the encounter.
Many other accusers were also involved. Rapp is not the only one who has filed a suit.
Independent investigation showed that people who worked under him were often sexually harassed.