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Frank Langela has been fired from the Netflix series “The Fall of the House of Usher” following an investigation into allegations of on-set misconduct.
A report from Deadline Sources say the investigation has determined that the Oscar-nominated actor, 84, was involved in “unacceptable behavior” during the filming of the limited series, based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe.
In light of Langella’s demise, her role – Roderick Usher – will be restored and her scenes will be shot again.
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The series, which is being filmed in BC, is said to be almost half under construction.
Deadline The report states that Langler was not scheduled to film this week, so production will continue with scenes not involved with the character until a new actor is cast in Langella’s place.
According to DeadlineNetflix declined to comment, while Langella’s representatives could not be reached.
DeadlineIts sources have confirmed an earlier report TMZ An investigation was launched into allegations of sexual harassment against Langella, which included “inappropriate remarks” by the actor towards a female co-star during the filming.
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Other members of the cast include Carla Guigno, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbley and Mark Hamill.