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Kevin Spacey docuseries heading to Max, featuring never-before-seen interviews



Kevin Spacey docuseries heading to Max, featuring never-before-seen interviews

A two-part documentary in regards to the sexual assault allegations towards Kevin Spacey has been acquired by streamer Max, practically a 12 months after the Oscar winner’s acquittal in London courtroom.

“Spacey Unmasked,” commissioned by Britain’s Channel 4 in 2022, has lastly been accomplished and is about to air within the U.Ok. on Might 6 and seven. In keeping with Selection, the collection options archival footage and never-before-seen interviews.

Warner Bros. Discovery secured a deal to carry the documentary stateside for Max and ID, although precise launch dates haven’t been confirmed.

The collection, helmed by “Who Is Ghislaine Maxwell?” producer Katherine Haywood, is described as “a forensic have a look at a person who was as soon as one of the vital admired and revered actors on this planet” — from the Tony winner’s early beginnings to eventual “meteoric rise to stardom,” per Selection.

Pointing to Spacey’s acquittal final summer time, the synopsis notes it’s going to highlight “Spacey’s conduct and talks to a number of males unconnected to that case about their experiences with Kevin Spacey, virtually all of whom have by no means spoken earlier than.”

Final July, the New Jersey native was discovered not responsible on all 9 expenses — initially 12 — in his sexual assault trial in London. The alleged incidents spanned from 2001 to 2013 and concerned 4 males. Spacey beforehand pleaded not responsible to all expenses, together with one in all inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent, for which he would have confronted potential life imprisonment if convicted.

Spacey was one in all many Hollywood hotshots whose profession was derailed amid the rise of the #MeToo motion in 2017, after actor Anthony Rapp accused him of sexual battery in 1986. Over a dozen accusers adopted with their very own allegations.

In 2022, a Manhattan jury decided Spacey shouldn’t be held answerable for the “Lease” star’s claims, cemented in a $40 million civil lawsuit Rapp filed in 2020.

Responding to the information of the upcoming documentary, the previous “Home of Playing cards” star, 64, launched an announcement to Selection via a rep.

“I’m honored to be starring in my first movie with Warner Brothers in a few years. I hope the Academy [of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences] takes observe of among the nice performing by the lesser recognized forged,” quipped Spacey, who has gained two Academy Awards — one for his starring position in “American Magnificence” and the opposite for “The Normal Suspects.”


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