Usual suspect was Spacey for misbehaviour, claims Byrne

As Indiewire reports, the joke plays out while Peter, Meg and Lois are watching the end of Usual Suspects, but instead of reacting to the fact that Spacey's character was Keyser Söze all along, Peter goes, "Wait, he was gay the whole time?" echoing not only decades of media speculation about Spacey's sexual orientation, but also the actor's somewhat successful attempt to focus attention on his sexuality instead of his alleged behavior.

"It was only years later that we began to understand that (production) was closed down for a particular reason and that was because of inappropriate sexual behavior by Spacey", he recalled, noting that although people would dismiss his behavior by saying, "That's Kevin", no one on the set "understood the depth of his predations".

Byrne revealed that nobody knew why filming was halted for two days at the time, but he later discovered that Spacey had been accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour towards a younger actor.

"I did not know honestly then the extent of his violence", Byrne said.

The Usual Suspects was released in 1995 and also starred Benicio Del Toro, Kevin Pollak, Stephen Baldwin, Chazz Palminteri and Pete Postlethwaite.

In the same interview, Byrne commented on working with producer Harvey Weinstein, who he said had a similar "element of absolute abuse of power" to Spacey. The news was revealed this week that the series will continue its last season, with Robin Wright in the lead role.

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"I did three movies with Harvey Weinstein, and I knew he was a sleaze-bag", the Irishman said. I knew he was a bully and I saw his bullying up close. "He had very little respect for any kind of human being".

At the time, Byrne says he and other cast members had no idea why the filming stopped.

Meanwhile, reshoots just wrapped on All The Money in the World after director Ridley Scott made the decision to cut Spacey from the finished film.

Byrne said he heard from "two very well known actresses" about Weinstein's behavior before October.

He followed that up by stating: "But I did not know, and many people didn't know, the extent of the violence that he perpetrated on women".

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