Billionaire Boys Club: Starring Disgraced Oscar Winner Kevin Spacey, and Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts, Billie Lourd

Disgraced Hollywood star Kevin Spacey’s film Billionaire Boys Club will get a theatrical release this summer, despite his exile from showbusiness, the film’s distributor said.

The film, which was shot before Spacey’s #MeToo scandal hit last November, will see a digital and VOD rollout on July 17 followed by a limited theatrical run beginning Aug. 17. It’s fate in North America was up for debate last week after an international trailer from Malaysian distributor TGV Pictures hit the web.

“We hope these distressing allegations pertaining to one person’s behavior — that were not publicly known when the film was made almost 2.5 years ago — do not tarnish the release,” a statement to TheWrap from indie distributor Vertical Entertainment said.

Spacey was fired from his Netflix series “House of Cards” and written out of the show’s upcoming final season.

He was also replaced in the completed Ridley Scott film “All the Money in the World”  by actor Christopher Plummer, after Spacey was  accused of sexual assault by numerous men, many of whom minors.

“We hope audiences make up their own minds as to the reprehensible allegations of one person’s past, but not at the expense of the entire cast and crew present on this film,” Vertical Entertainment concluded.

“Billionaire Boys Club” stars many hot young stars, including Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts and Billie Lourd.

Co-written and directed by James Cox, it’s based on a true story about a group of Los Angeles private school boys who set up a Ponzi scheme in the 1980s, which led to murder.

The conceit was originally made into 1987 TV movie starring Judd Nelson and Ron Silver.

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