Washington, May 24 (EFE) .- American actor Kevin Spacey will return to the cinema with a role in an Italian film, after being away from the big screen for years due to various accusations of sexual abuse, US media reported today.
61-year-old Spacey will play a small role as a detective.
“I am very happy that Kevin agreed to participate in my film,” said Franco Nero, director of the film, in statements to the ABC network.
Nero remarked that he considers Spacey “a great actor” and that he is eager to begin filming.
The film is provisionally titled “L’uomo Che Disegno Dio” (“The man who designed God”) and the actress Vanessa Redgrave also participates in it.
Winner of two Oscars for his work in the films “The Usual Suspects” (1995) and “American Beauty” (1999), Spacey saw his career collapse in 2017 after numerous sexual assault accusations against him came to light. by the momentum of the #MeToo movement and that he has always rejected.
As a result, he was fired from the hit Netflix series “House of Cards” in 2017, and his last film appearance was in the 2018 film, “The Young Billionaires Club.”
In these years, Spacey has published several enigmatic videos on social networks playing the ruthless Frank Underwood, his character in the series “House of Cards”.
Two cases against him went to court in 2019, but did not progress.
In Los Angeles, a masseur denounced him for a sexual assault allegedly that occurred in 2016, but he died before the prosecution filed charges.
In Massachusetts, a young man who had accused him of another assault in 2016 dropped the charges.