Kevin Spacey's latest movie earns just $126 on first day

Kevin Spacey's latest movie earns just $126 on first day

Billionaire Boys Club was among the last productions to feature Spacey before a slew of sexual assault allegations were made against the two-time Oscar victor as the #MeToo movement swept Hollywood.

In the wake of the scandal, the actor was sacked from the Netflix series House of Cards and Ridley Scott's All the Money In The World, where his scenes were cut and he was replaced by Christopher Plummer.

Things are not looking good for Kevin Spacey's new movie Billionaire Boys Club.

In a statement to the Wrap, the filmmakers said they were releasing the film despite the accusations against Spacey, although "this is neither an easy nor insensitive decision".

Well, it seems their prediction was wrong. The star's latest film, "Billionaire Boys Club" opened to a staggeringly low $126.

The film had previously been made available on VOD last month and only garnered a very limited theatrical release in a just handful of locations, but this is still a paltry amount even within those constrictions.

At an approx. average price of US$9 a movie ticket in the States, that means a whole 14 tickets were sold across the country. Spacey portrays real-life con artist Ron Levin in the film, which stars Ansel Elgort, Emma Roberts, and Taron Egerton.

Billionaire Boys Club, starring Kevin Spacey, made just $126 at the box office during its opening weekend.

In between those two releases, more than a dozen men have accused Spacey of groping, fondling, or sexually assaulting them or making unwanted advances, a list full of people with their own IMDB pages who say Spacey's bad behaviour goes back decades.

A number of men came forward a year ago to accuse the Oscar-winning actor of sexual harassment or sexual abuse. Jeffery Tambor, who was accused of sexual misconduct by two women, had a small role in Armando Iannucci's satire "The Death of Stalin", though his participaction was minimized in promotional aspects of the film. The film which is based on true events, holds a historically low approval rating on many review-aggregating websites, evoking memories of 2001's K-PAX.

In wake of the sexual assault allegations facing Kevin Spacey, the fate of the film was, for a while, up in the air.

The company chose to release the film as they did not think the "reprehensible allegations of one person's past" should be at the expense of the entire cast and crew.



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