Spacey spoke to verify his identify throughout Thursday’s temporary procedural listening to, and a choose set a date of July 14 for his subsequent listening to. Spacey’s lawyer advised the courtroom he “strenuously denies” all allegations of criminality.
He was granted unconditional bail after his lawyer advised the courtroom he would want to return to america between courtroom dates.
The “Home of Playing cards” actor, 62, was additionally charged with inflicting an individual to interact in penetrative sexual exercise with out consent final month.
The fees relate to 2 alleged incidents in London in 2005, one other two in 2008, and an extra incident in Gloucestershire, western England, in 2013.
The alleged sufferer of the 2005 incidents is now in his 40s, whereas the 2 males allegedly concerned within the 2008 and 2013 incidents at the moment are of their 30s, London’s Metropolitan Police stated.
Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service approved the costs towards Spacey in late Might, however the expenses couldn’t be formally utilized till Monday, when he was in the UK.
Spacey has received two Academy Awards for his roles in “The Traditional Suspects” and “American Magnificence,” and was creative director of London’s Previous Vic theater from 2003 to 2015.
He has additionally starred within the Netflix political sequence “Home of Playing cards,” and returned to appearing previously yr.