This revelation came from a petition filed in the Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday, in which MRC asked the court to “confirm the ruling in favor of it and make a judgment on Spacey and its lease and production company.”
Spacey and MRC have been arguing over the years since Spacey was fired on allegations of misconduct on and off the set.
The MRC stated in its submission that in October 2020, an arbitrator determined that Spacey had “repeatedly violated his contractual obligations” when he played Frank Underwood on the Emmy Award-winning show, and that his behavior “made him ( And its affiliated entities) have lost millions of U.S. dollars to the responsible MRC.
“MRC is completely unaware of any such behavior by Spacey against any actors or staff in connection with the performance,” the document said.
After Rapp’s claim, Spacey issued a statement saying that he did not remember the incident and apologized for what he called “very inappropriate drunken behavior.”
After Spacey was terminated, the petition stated that MRC had to “rewrite the entire season to omit Spacey’s role and shorten season 6 from 13 episodes to 8 episodes to meet the delivery deadline” and suffered monetary losses as a result.
After the arbitrators made the decision, MRC issued a statement on the ruling, “The safety of our employees, equipment and working environment is of paramount importance to MRC, which is why we have set out to promote accountability.”
CNN has contacted Spacey’s lawyer for comment.