Frank Langella has been ousted from “The Fall of the Home of Usher” collection after Netflix decided that the 84-year-old actor dedicated sexual harassment on the set, TheWrap reported Wednesday, citing a manufacturing supply.
Deadline confirmed the firing and stated Langella’s lead position of patriarch Roderick Usher, as soon as portrayed by Vincent Value in a 1960 film, could be recast, though half of the manufacturing had been accomplished. Langella’s scenes will likely be reshot, in keeping with the leisure website.
TMZ reported earlier this week that Netflix was investigating a misconduct accusation in opposition to Langella. He made an inappropriate sexual joke and “within the context of his efficiency, probably throughout rehearsal, he touched the leg of a feminine costar, and additional drew consideration to the motion when he jokingly stated one thing like ‘Did you want that?’” TMZ wrote, citing unnamed sources on the set.
The miniseries, based mostly on Edgar Allan Poe’s quick story, consists of Kate Siegel, Carla Gugino, Henry Thomas, Mark Hamill, Willa Fitzgerald, Mary McDonnell, Annabeth Gish and Carl Lumbly in the cast.
Langella, a four-time Tony winner, was nominated for a Greatest Actor Oscar for enjoying Richard Nixon in “Frost/Nixon.” He received a Greatest Actor Tony for the position within the stage model.
He performed the choose in 2020′s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” and had an everyday position on “The People” spy collection.
Netflix declined to remark. HuffPost didn’t instantly obtain a response from Langella’s reps.