Frank Langella fired from Netflix series for ‘unacceptable conduct’

Frank Langella

He was to play the patriarch of the Usher family in Mike Flanagan’s new series, The Fall of the House of Usher.

After an internal investigation, Netflix has decided to fire Frank Langellaejected from the cast of the next series The Fall of the House of Usher. It was revealed that the 84-year-old actor had “been involved in unacceptable conduct on set”reports Deadline.

Frank Langella who played the judge Chicago Seven, already on Netflix, was to play patriarch Roderick Usher in this eight-part saga based on the short story by Edgar Allan Poe. A highly anticipated new creation signed Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House, Midnight Mass).

But Netflix launched an investigation after Langella was accused of sexual harassment, including making inappropriate comments to one of her fellow filmmakers. The findings of this investigation determined that Langella’s behavior was “unacceptable“, which led to his dismissal. Netflix declined to comment further.

The role of Roderick Usher will be recast, while The Fall of the House of Usher is currently halfway through its production. In the cast, we will find Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly and Mark Hamill.

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