Christopher Plummer to replace Kevin Spacey in ‘All The Money in The World’

Spacey only reportedly spent eight to 10 days filming the movie,

Kevin Spacey

Kevin Spacey will be removed from his next film, Ridley Scott’s “All The Money In The World,” and replaced by Christopher Plummer, according to Deadline.

Spacey’s complete removal from the film, which he already shot and is slated to hit theaters on December 22, is reportedly an unprecedented move in Hollywood that shows how seriously the allegations against the actor are being taken. (Bustle has reached out to Spacey’s representatives, along with Scott and Sony Pictures, the company releasing the film, for comment.)

Directed by Scott, “All The Money In The World” looks at billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty’s refusal to pay ransom after his 16-year-old grandson John Paul Getty III’s kidnapping in 1973. This was despite the fact that Getty, who founded the Getty Oil company, was named the “richest living American” by Forbes magazine in 1957. Spacey originally played J. Paul Getty in the film, which has already released a trailer in which the actor is almost unrecognizable in makeup and prosthetics. Deadline reported that Scott plans to digitally replace Spacey with Plummer.

While Spacey only reportedly spent eight to 10 days filming the movie, he’s an integral part of the story, which focuses on the young Getty’s mother’s (Michelle Williams) search for her son. Deadline claimed that the cast, including Williams and Mark Wahlberg, along with the crew and Sony Pictures, reportedly “unanimously agreed” to reshoot any of Spacey’s scenes with Plummer, if necessary.

Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp was the first to accuse Spacey of harassment recently, telling BuzzFeed last month that Spacey allegedly made sexual advances toward him when he was 14 years old. Spacey was 26 at the time. He responded to Rapp’s allegations via a Twitter statement:

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