Canceled, Recast, Reshot: 7 Times an Actor Accused of Wrongdoing Was Totally Erased From a Film (Photos)

Thom Geier
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When an actor is accused of wrongdoing and the film or TV project is already under way — or even wrapped — sometimes directors and producers go back and reshoot their scenes with a recast replacement.

“All the Money in the World”

After Kevin Spacey was accused of sexual misconduct, director Ridley Scott went back into production on “All the Money in the World” and reshot all of the actor’s scenes, this time with Christopher Plummer playing billionaire J. Paul Getty. (Plummer received an Oscar nomination for the role.)

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“Ordeal by Innocence”

BBC had already shot a new adaptation of the Agatha Christie classic with “Gossip Girl” alum Ed Westwick as the rough-around-the-edges son of a wealthy family. But after Westwick faced accusations of sexual misconduct, the network went back and re-shot the limited series with “Magic City” alum Christian Cooke recast in the role.

“Wonder Park”

Ken Hudson Campbell (“Armageddon”) replaced Jeffrey Tambor as the voice of Boomer the Bear in Paramount’s 2019 animated film months after the Emmy-winning “Transparent” star was accused of harassment on the set of that series.

Also Read: Jeffrey Tambor Replaced as Voice in Paramount's Upcoming Animated Movie 'Wonder Park'

“The Hate U Give”

Kian Lawley had already shot his supporting role in the 2018 Black Lives Matter-themed drama “The Hate U Give” when old clips of the YouTuber spouting the N-word resurfaced; producers re-shot his scenes with “Riverdale” star K.J. Apa in the role.

Also Read: 'Hate U Give' Star Amandla Stenberg on Impact of Co-Star Kian Lawley's Firing for Old Racist Clip

“Army of the Dead”

In August 2020, Netflix announced that Zack Snyder would do reshoots of his already-wrapped zombie-hunting movie with Tig Notaro replacing Chris D’Elia following online accusations that D’Elia had engaged in predatory behavior with underage girls (he has denied the accusations.

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