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All the Money in the World is a 2017 drama film based on the 1973 kidnapping of John Paul Getty III. Directed by Ridley Scott, it stars Michelle Williams, The late Christopher Plummer (who earned a Academy Award, BAFTA and Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor as J. Paul Getty) and Mark Wahlberg. Originally, Kevin Spacey was cast as Plummer's character, J. Paul Getty, with principal photography concluding in August of 2017.
On October 5, 2017, the New York Times published a report compiling a significant amount of uninvestigated sexual misconduct claims that had been issued against film executive Harvey Weinstein over the course of several decades. The report demolished public faith in Weinstein, leading to his termination from The Weinstein Company, As a result, the Weinstein brothers completely cutted ties with Quentin Tarantino and TWC sold the distribution rights to its films, Paddington 2, In the Heights, and The Six Billion Dollar Man to Warner Bros., Once Upon a Time in Hollywood to Columbia Pictures (Sony Pictures), The War with Grandpa and The Current War to 101 Studios, Polaroid to Vertical Entertainment, The Upside to STX Entertainment, Hotel Mumbai to Bleecker Street and Mary Magdalene and Hampstead to IFC Films, Disney and Disney+ removed Harvey Weinstein as producer of the Disney+ original movie Artemis Fowl and removed and terminated its production partnership with his company The Weinstein Company from the film and postponed the film from August 9, 2019 to June 12, 2020 on Disney+ following his sexual assault scandal, its home video distributor Lionsgate took over and distributing Leap!, Tulip Fever and Wind River on home media and streaming services. The Weinstein Company (TWC) name and logo and Harvey Weinstein's executive producing credit were omitted from the credits, trailer, and packaging of Tulip Fever, Wind River and Amityville: the Awakening. As a result, The Weinstein Company finally stopped distributing three films of theirs, The Weinstein Company cancelled three television series which includes a television project by David O. Russell and would have star Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro for Amazon, a biographical television series about Guantanamo Bay detention camp that was created by Daniel Voll and supposed to be directed by Oliver Stone and Apple TV+ cancelled a Elvis Presley tv series that was supposed to be produced by The Weinstein Company and Harvey Weinstein, lost credits for future seasons of Spy Kids: Mission Critical, Project Runway, Peaky Blinders and Scream and removed him and his production company credits on Waco and Yellowstone and even resulted in a deluge of sexual misconduct claims against multiple other high-profile individuals (including Paul Haggis, Bryan Singer, John Singleton, photographer Mario Testino, Chronicle, American Ultra, Mr. Right, Victor Frankenstein and Bright screenwriter Max Landis (son of John Landis), Harvey's brother Bob Weinstein, Roman Polanski, One Tree Hill creator Mark Schwahn, Louis C.K., Jeremy Piven, Woody Allen, Steven Seagal, Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose, Russell Simmons, Brett Ratner, The Loud House creator Chris Savino, James Toback, Jeffrey Tambor, Children of Men, Son of Rambow, J. Edgar and Gossip Girl actor Ed Westwick, Danny Masterson, Catfish host Nev Schulman, Stan Lee, John Lasseter, Lars von Trier, Garry Shandling (posthumous), Smallville and The Ant Bully actress Allison Mack, Charlie Sheen, Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down actor Tom Sizemore and Dan Schneider) worldwide, a phenomenon coloquially dubbed "the Weinstein Effect" and later become the MeToo movement by Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, Charmed, My Name is Earl and Wet Hot American Summer: 10 Years Later actress Alyssa Milano and Tarana Burke and the Time's Up movement by one of its stars Michelle Williams and Emma Watson. It also resulted in Netflix cancelling a upcoming 2018 biographical project about Gore Vidal with Kevin Spacey attached to star as following his sexual assault allegiations, fired him from House of Cards after his sexual assault allegiations helted production on his show with his co-star Robin Wright taking over and other actor Danny Masterson from The Ranch also being fired after his sexual assault allegations and the producers for the Tony Awards 2017 announced that it would not be submitted for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards following the sexual misconduct allegations against the Tony Award host Spacey. However, the show did receive a nomination for Outstanding Lighting Design / Lighting Direction for a Variety Special, Paul Haggis's name was also removed from his movie 5B during Cannes press materials the following year in May 2018, following allegations of rape and sexual misconduct levied against him in January 2018. However his name was listed in the end credits, GLAAD withdrew Bryan's movie the following year Bohemian Rhapsody's nomination for the year's GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category and stated, "Singer's response to The Atlantic story wrongfully used 'homophobia' to deflect from sexual assault allegations", the British Academy of Film and Television Arts removed Singer's name from Bohemian Rhapsody's nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best British Film due to the allegations against him, Singer dropping out of directing Red Sonja following the allegations against him in February 2019 and Disney removing him from production and credits and even his production company Bad Hat Harry from Dark Phoenix after sexual assault allegiations against Singer, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted to expel Polanski from its membership in May 2018. The same year, his wife Emmanuelle Seigner rejected the invitation to join the Academy, denouncing the “hypocrisy” of a group that expelled Polanski. E! also fired it creator Mark Schwahn (creator of One Tree Hill) from The Royals after his sexual harassment allegiatons come out, Disney redubbing Louis C.K.'s character The Horrifyingly Sweaty One-Armed Monstrosity in Gravity Falls 2 of 3 final episodes Weirdmageddon 1 & 3 with the show creator Alex Hirsch redubbing his character and Jeffrey Tambor being replaced by Keith David in Star vs. the Forces of Evil as his character Glossaryck starting with the episode Conquer and Season 4, Universal and Illuminaton fired Louis from The Secret Life of Pets 2 and replaced him with Patton Oswalt and it also resulted in cancelling his directorial debut I Love You, Daddy with Chloe Grace Moretz and Rose Byrne also starring, Brett Ratner's upcoming project about Hugh Hefner with Jared Leto attached to star as Hugh Hefner was also cancelled after his sexual assault and homophobia allegiations, Nickelodeon fired its The Loud House creator Chris Savino from Nickelodeon due to multiple allegations of sexual harassment against him; rumors of Savino's inappropriate behavior had existed for "at least a decade" and continued The Loud House without him following his allegations, Savino's wife Bethany, divorced him after he was fired from the show because of the sexual allegations and inappropriate behavior towards the women employees at several industries following the MeToo and Time's Up movement and the Harvey Weinstein sexual assault scandal. So then on after the divorce, Bethany stated on Instagram that she is now taking care of the three sons that both she and Chris have raised. and Nickelodeon also announced that it would not be extending its production deal with Dan Schneider and Schneider's Bakery on March 26, 2018 a year after Savino's firing, Deadline Hollywood later report the reason for why Nickelodeon parted ways with Schneider reported that there were complaints about Schneider's alleged behavior including his alleged "well-documented temper issues for years" and his tweets showing photos of his young actresses' feet, Amazon redubbing Allison Mack's character Dorothy's mother Evelyn Gale in Lost in Oz with The Simpsons, Robot Chicken, Scooby-Doo and The Fairly Odd Parents actress and voice actress Grey DeLisle redubbing her character who had been arrested for her connection to a controversial organisation known as NXIVM during the MeToo and Time's Up movement. It also resulted in Season 1 episodes of Lost in Oz being redubbed too with Grey DeLisle who redubbing her lines from Season 1 too, cancelling a upcoming television project made by David O. Russell, with Julianne Moore and Robert De Niro attached to star and The Weinstein Company attach to produce after its producer Harvey's sexual assault allegiations and fired it actor Jeffrey Tambor from Transparent after sexual assault and harassment allegiations, Ed Westwick's allegations also resulted in BBC to postpone Ordeal by Innocence (a show that Ed Westwick was also attached in a supporting role) with his character being recast with Cemetery Junction actor Christian Cooke playing his character after sexual assault allegations against him and MTV fired its host Nev Schulman from Catfish: The TV Show after his sexual assault allegiations and helted production on it too. One of the first allegations made in light of the Weinstein exposé occurred 24 days later, when Star Trek: Discovery, Rent, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and A Beautiful Mind actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of molesting him in 1986; Rapp was just fourteen years old at the time. Within days, over a dozen other men who worked with Spacey on various projects accused him of sexual misconduct as well, ranging from harassment to assault. As a result, on November 8th, 2017, Ridley Scott made the decision to reshoot all of Spacey's scenes with The late Christopher Plummer as a replacement for his role (incidentally, Plummer was Ridley Scott's original choice to play Getty, but production asked for Kevin Spacey because he was more famous and would attract more viewers).
In the final version of the released film, Spacey can still be seen in one wide shot. Additionally, a trailer containing footage of Spacey and a teaser poster featuring him in statue alongside with Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams was released in September 2017 one month before Rapp's accusations against Spacey came to light.
It is not known if all of Spacey's scenes will ever be released. Ridley Scott himself said that this will happen "over his dead body".