Christopher Plummer Opens Up About Taking Over Kevin Spacey’s Position

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Christopher Plummer is working tirelessly as he prepares to take over Kevin Spacey’s position in All of the Cash within the World amid the Home of Playing cards star’s sexual misconduct scandal.

As beforehand reported, director Ridley Scott made the unprecedented choice to take away Spacey, 58, from the biographical crime drama, which completed filming in August, after a number of males accused the actor of sexual harassment and assault. Plummer, 87, stepped in to tackle the position of billionaire oil tycoon J. Paul Getty. The movie begins a 10-day reshoot on Monday, November 13, and continues to be scheduled to premiere on December 22.

“It’s going to be totally different, naturally,” the Sound of Music actor advised Us Weekly and different reporters on the Man Who Invented Christmas premiere in New York Metropolis on Sunday, November 12. “The state of affairs could be very unhappy. … Kevin is such a proficient and gifted actor. It’s simply so unhappy. It’s such a disgrace.”

Plummer defined that he was initially in talks to star within the film earlier than Spacey signed on, so he was already accustomed to the story. “Ridley got here to me, and I agreed as a result of I need to work with him,” he stated. “He’s superb, and I really like the script. The script was great. … I love Ridley very a lot and I’m thrilled that he got here to me instantly.”

The Canadian actor, who stated he hasn’t spoken to Spacey, already has all of his strains memorized, too. “I’ve needed to as a result of I don’t have a day without work,” he stated, including that costars Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams can even be reshooting some scenes. “I don’t know Michelle or Mark, really. So I’m going to have the ability to meet them on set.”

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By means of all of it, Plummer is set to “play an excellent position,” he advised Us. “I’m used to huge roles and many phrases. I’m used to that. I’m making an attempt to be nearly as good as I could be, however [the script] fascinates me. It’s very well-written.”

Spacey, in the meantime, is at present in search of remedy at The Meadows rehab clinic in Arizona. He was noticed on the facility for the primary time over the weekend.

The Man Who Invented Christmas, which follows writer Charles Dickens as he writes his traditional A Christmas Carol, is out Wednesday, November 22.

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