The film also stars Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton and Emma Roberts, and distributer, Vertical Entertainment, stressed that Spacey’s role was merely a small, supporting one.
Billionaire Boys Club, directed by Jame Cox, is about a group of rich boys in Los Angeles in the 1980s. The movie is based on the real club, a group that promoted a Ponzi scheme which results in murder.
“We hope these distressing allegations pertaining to one person’s behaviour — that were not publicly known when the film was made almost 2.5 years ago — do not tarnish the release,” the company said in a statement to The Wrap.
People have mocked the dismal revenue on Twitter, some calling this the final nail in the coffin for Spacey’s career.
The allegations of sexual assault started with actor Anthony Rapp who came forward in 2017, accusing Spacey of assaulting him when he was just 14 years old. Since then, numerous allegations have been made against the actor.
Spacey has not responded to all the allegations of sexual assault and harassment, but he has denied some. He apologised to Anthony Rapp in a statement that was widely criticised, claiming he did not recall the incident.
Since his allegations came to light, Spacey has sought “evaluation and treatment”.
The film has been given a 5.6 rating on IMDb abd tge average rating on Rotten Tomatoes being 4.1.