Bruce Greenwood replaces the fired Frank Langella in the Netflix series Usher.

Netflix limited series The Fall of the House of Usher has found its new lead after Frank Langella was ousted earlier this month.

Star Trek actor Bruce Greenwood will now play Usher family patriarch Roderick Usher.

Langella, 84, was fired from the streamer after allegations of sexual misconduct. The Oscar nominee (“Frost/Nixon”) left the show halfway through filming after allegedly making inappropriate comments to a female co-star.

Greenwood, 65, will reshoot Langella’s scenes.

The eight-part miniseries – based on the works of horror master Edgar Allan Poe – also stars Mark Hamill, Carla Gugino, Mary McDonnell, Carl Lumbly, Henry Thomas, Samantha Sloyan, Zach Gilford, Katie Parker, Michael Trucco, Robert Longstreet and Annabeth Gish.

“I am delighted to welcome my dear friend, the brilliant Bruce Greenwood, to ‘The Fall of the House of Usher’ as the legendary Roderick Usher,” said creator Mike Flanagan wrote on Twitter today.

“This will be our fourth collaboration (because yeah, I’m absolutely counting the ghost cameo in the background in ‘Hill House’),” the filmmaker wrote. The pair also previously worked together on the horror films Doctor Sleep and Gerald’s Game.

Flanagan announced the project in a last December series of tweets that called the ambitious project a “modern remix” of Poe’s “iconic” writings.

“To tell this epic tale of greed, horror and tragedy, we’ve assembled the largest cast in Intrepid Pictures history,” wrote the Oculus director. add scary“See you on the other side. In the meantime, dim the lights, start a fire, and just imagine a deep voice in the dark, softly intoning… “Once upon a midnight it was bleak…”

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