Kevin Spacey's Downward Spiral: Pulled From Upcoming Film

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Veteran US actor Christopher Plummer will replace disgraced star Kevin Spacey in the completed but unreleased Ridley Scott-directed drama All The Money In The World, a source at Sony said on Wednesday. Spacey was set to play the the elder Getty, and the decision to reshoot his role entirely, especially so close to the film's release date, is extremely unprecedented. Scott's drastic choice to cut Spacey from the movie will put it at risk of missing its December 22 release date, thus jeopardizing its Oscar eligibility.

Ridley Scott's decision to remove Spacey from the movie has gone down well with film fans on Twitter...

The film follows abduction of John Paul Getty III, who was abducted in 1973 at age 16.

The report came just hours after a former TV news anchor alleged that Spacey sexually assaulted her teenage son previous year, at a restaurant in Nantucket, Massachusetts.

The two-time Oscar victor Kevin Spacey will be replaced by Christopher Plummer in the upcoming movie about oil magnate John Paul Getty.

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In a statement confirming the film's exit due to the Spacey allegations, Tristar said: 'There are over 800 other actors, writers, artists, craftspeople and crew who worked tirelessly and ethically on this film, some for years, including one of cinema's master directors'. It had already been pulled from its premiere next week over the mounting allegations against Spacey.

Former US TV news anchor Heather Unruh says her son was assaulted by the star after meeting him in a bar previous year.

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

Sony had announced it was pulling All the Money in the World from the upcoming American Film Institute film festival in Los Angeles.

Spacey is now off getting "treatment" probably the same place Weinstein is, probably watching his career go up in flames all around him.

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