Spacey spoke to verify his name, date of start and London take care of throughout a brief procedural listening to, and a date of July 14 used to be set for his subsequent listening to.
He used to be granted unconditional bail after his lawyer suggested the court docket he would ought to return to the usa between court docket dates to work and glance his family.
The “Dwelling of Cards” actor, 62, used to be charged final month with four counts of sexual assault in opposition to three males, alongside a fifth fee of inflicting a person to eradicate in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
Spacey’s lawyer suggested the court docket he “strenuously denies” all allegations of illegal activity.
The actor looked at Westminster Magistrates Court docket carrying a delicate-weight blue swimsuit, unlit tie and glasses on Thursday, and used to be met by an infinite crowd of journalists and photographers.
The costs he faces consist of two counts of sexual assault in opposition to a man in London in 2005; a third count of sexual assault, also in London, in opposition to a obvious man in 2008; and a remaining count in opposition to a man in Gloucestershire, western England in 2013. The fifth fee of nonconsensual penetrative activity also relates to the 2013 incident.
The alleged sufferer of the 2005 incidents is now in his 40s, while the two males allegedly eager with the 2008 and 2013 incidents are now in their 30s, London’s Metropolitan Police stated.
Britain’s Crown Prosecution Provider authorized the charges in opposition to Spacey in late May per chance presumably, nonetheless the charges might now no longer be formally applied until Monday, when he used to be in the UK.
Spacey has won two Academy Awards for his roles in “The Standard Suspects” and “American Magnificence,” and used to be creative director of London’s Dilapidated Vic theater from 2003 to 2015.
He has also starred in the Netflix political collection “Dwelling of Cards,” and returned to performing prior to now twelve months.