When earlier this week that, the famous actor of stage and screen, was being investigated for sexual harassment after revelations of inappropriate behavior on the set of surfaces, people generally thought Frank Langella:?!? or Frank Langella's still alive? (The answer, to both questions, is yes.)
Just days after news of Netflix's investigation into the matter hit, a source close to Langella's production has been fired from the project. When asked about the situation, Netflix had no information, indicating the 84-year-old actor's representatives did not immediately respond.
According to a source about the incident, Langella "appeared to be making an uninteresting joke that was sexual in nature." In the context of his performance, perhaps during a rehearsal, he touched the leg of a female costar, and increased attention to the actions when he joked, 'Did you like that?'
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, the production on the project was already halfway completed. The role will be recast, with all of Langella's scenes being restored.