Frank Langella has been removed from his role in the upcoming Netflix series The Fall of the House of Usher after the streaming service conducted an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct.
The veteran actor best known for his Oscar-nominated performance as Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixonwas the subject of an investigation by Netflix, which found that he had engaged in unacceptable behavior on set.
According to a report by meetingwhile the show is roughly halfway through production, Netflix intends to recast the portion and then reshoot scenes that Langella had already filmed.
An investigation into the 84-year-old actor’s conduct on set has reportedly been launched after he was accused of sexual harassment and allegedly made inappropriate remarks to a female co-star during production.
Netflix confirmed both meeting and The guard that the original report was correct.
Filming for the show is expected to continue while Netflix searches for a replacement for Langella. Created by Mike Flanagan, The Fall of the House of Usher is based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe and also stars Mark Hammill and Carla Gugino.
Langella is a prolific film, television and stage actor with four Tony Awards to his credit and also appeared in a 1979 adaptation of DraculaAaron Sorkins The Trial of Chicago 7 and played a KGB man in it The American.
He also starred alongside Jim Carrey in comedy-drama series jokingly.
The Independent has reached out to Langella representatives for comment.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/frank-langella-netflix-sexual-misconduct-b2058153.html Frank Langella was removed from the Netflix show following investigations into sexual misconduct