Netflix Fires Frank Langella for Alleged Misconduct
Frank Langella is speaking his mind.
The 84-year-old histrion was fired from the Netflix series The Fall of The House of Usher in April due to misconduct allegations. And now, Langella is opening up astir being "canceled" and however his firing was "not fair," "not just" and "not American."
Langella was accused of intersexual misconduct with the histrion who plays his woman connected the series. In an op Ed helium wrote for Deadline, the histrion elaborate however helium remembers the encounter.
"I was performing a emotion scene...both of america were afloat clothed," helium wrote. "I was sitting connected a couch, she was lasting successful beforehand of me. The manager called cut. 'He touched my leg,' said the actress. 'That was not successful the blocking.' She past turned and walked disconnected the set, followed by the manager and the intimacy coordinator."
According to Langella, different allegations included telling "an off-color joke, calling radical "baby oregon honey," and that he'd "hug oregon interaction [unnamed complainant]'s shoulder."
Langella claims that erstwhile helium was fired, his "representatives and I were fixed nary accidental to remark oregon collaborate connected the narrative."
"I was not fixed a proceeding with Netflix," helium continued. "My petition to conscionable one-on-one with the histrion was denied. The directors and the shaper stopped answering my emails and telephone calls. Within 30 minutes of my firing, a missive went retired to formed and unit and a afloat property merchandise was sent immediately."
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The histrion argues that the interaction of his firing "has been incalculable."
"I mislaid a thrilling part, the accidental astatine aboriginal earnings, and possibly look a agelong of unemployment," helium shared. "Netflix terminated maine aft 3 months of enactment with lone 3 weeks near to shoot, and I person arsenic yet to beryllium afloat remunerated for my services. Most importantly, my estimation has been tarnished."
"These indignities are, to my mind, the existent explanation of unacceptable behavior," helium added. E! News has reached retired to Netflix for remark and has not heard back.
Since the firing, Bruce Greenwood was announced arsenic Langella's replacement connected April 29 connected the bid which is describes arsenic "an epic communicative of greed, horror, and tragedy."
The Fall of the House of Usher besides stars Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino, Zach Gilford and Mary McDonnell.
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