In November, the Hollywood actor was ordered to pay the sum to MCR following “explosive” allegations of sexual misconduct involving younger crew members engaged on the manufacturing.
Spacey had filed to have the order overturned, however his request was denied by a US decide in Los Angeles on Thursday, in response to paperwork obtained by the PA information company.
Kevin Spacey has misplaced his enchantment to have a 31 million greenback (£25.5 million) arbitration award to the producers of Home Of Playing cards overturned.
Decide Mel Crimson Recana wrote that Spacey and his attorneys “fail to display that that is even a detailed case” and “don’t display that the damages award was so completely irrational that it quantities to an arbitrary remaking of the events’ contracts”.
“We’re happy with the court docket’s ruling,” MRC legal professional Michael Kump mentioned, following the ruling.
The unique filings from MCR, additionally obtained by PA, detailed how Spacey was minimize from the hit Netflix present following allegations he was “systematically preying upon, sexually harassing, and groping younger males that he had labored with all through his profession on movie, tv, and theatre initiatives.”
The arbitrator concluded that Spacey had repeatedly breached contractual obligations to offer companies “in an expert method” which had been “in keeping with (MRC’s) affordable instructions, practices and insurance policies” – together with its anti-harassment insurance policies.
The actor starred in Home Of Playing cards for 5 seasons, taking part in the calculating Frank Underwood, earlier than being minimize from the present after the allegations surfaced.
Within the unique ruling the arbitrator additionally discovered that Spacey was not entitled to be paid for the rest of his contract, as his dismissal had brought on the present’s sixth season to be shortened and rewritten and value MRC thousands and thousands in misplaced income.
It comes shortly after Spacey appeared in a UK court docket final month to “strenuously” deny additional allegations of sexual assault expenses courting again 17 years.
He denied 5 allegations relating to a few males, who are actually of their 30s and 40s, at London’s Previous Bailey on July 14.
The alleged offences are mentioned to have taken place in London and Gloucestershire between 2005 and 2013, throughout which period Spacey was inventive director of The Previous Vic theatre.
Mr Justice Wall set a trial of three to 4 weeks from June 6 subsequent 12 months, with an extra listening to attributable to happen earlier in 2023.
Spacey can be attributable to face a civil case to be heard in New York in October 2022, introduced by actor Anthony Rapp – Spacey’s first public accuser.