A documentary series about Kevin Spacey is in development for the UK Channel 4.
With the working title of Spacey Unmaskeda two-part series from the Oscar-nominated roast beef expert (Square, Hell and back again) affiliated with All3Media. It promises to give a forensic look at one of the most powerful and respected actors in the world. From his childhood to his emergency Broadway success and stormy rise to prominence, to his spectacular fall as he was facing accusations from multiple men about grooming, sexual harassment and abuse.
Kira Phillips will direct, with Kathy Haywood producing and Dorothy Byrne and Mike Lerner executive producing.
The series, announced less than two weeks after Spacey first appeared in a London court, is set to follow the outcome of two trials against the actor: the civil case that will be heard. trial in New York in October 2022 by Anthony Rapp, Spacey’s first public accuser, and the impending criminal case recently started in the UK by three unnamed men.
Byrne said: “Kevin Spacey is one of the most celebrated and admired actors of our time. “His excellence has earned him two Oscars and many other awards. Appreciated by critics on both sides of the Atlantic for his film work, he led the Old Vic for 11 years of remarkable success, becoming one of the most important figures in literary life. of London, friend of some of its leading figures, is the king who frequently appears in the social column. These films will follow the ongoing story of the abuse allegations against him and the resulting trials. “