Kevin Spacey will hold a masterclass at Italy’s National Museum of Cinema in Turin, the organization said Thursday.
In a social media post, the two-time Oscar winner, who has faced sexual misconduct allegations in recent years, said the event will take place on Monday, January 16 at the city’s landmark Mole Antonelliana. There is a museum.
The on-stage conversation with Domenico di Gaetano, president of the National Museum of Cinema, is “dedicated to some of his most memorable roles,” the institution said in an Instagram post. “Kevin Spacey is one of the most chameleon-like and talented actors of his generation.”
After the masterclass, the actor will “introduce a screening of his most famous films, which we will announce soon,” the Facebook post added. And he will receive the Stella Della Mole Award for Lifetime Achievement.
“The National Cinema Museum is pleased to honor the award-winning actor who played complex, enigmatic and dynamic roles during a career that earned him two Academy Awards,” the Facebook post added. “From Keizer Soz to John Doe, passing through Jack Vincennes, Lester Burnham, Mel Proffitt and Lex Luthor – a scripted journey of one of contemporary cinema’s most chameleonic and acclaimed actors.”
Last month, a jury found Spacey not liable in a civil sexual misconduct lawsuit brought by Anthony Rapp in one of the lawsuits that derailed Spacey’s career.
Rapp and others claim that Spacey’s career opportunities have dried up.
In July he pleaded not guilty in London to one count of sexually assaulting three men while he was artistic director of the Old Vic Theater in London, and one count of causing the involvement of a man. “Penetrative sexual activity without consent.”
In August, a Los Angeles judge upheld an arbitrator’s decision to pay the actor $30.9 million. House of cards Producer MRC for behind-the-scenes sexual misconduct involving young crew on Netflix series.