Fred Savage has been fired from ABC’s “The Marvel Years” reboot following a number of complaints of misconduct in his position as government producer and director.
“Not too long ago, we have been made conscious of allegations of inappropriate conduct by Fred Savage, and as is coverage, an investigation was launched,” a spokesman for Disney’s twentieth Tv mentioned in a statement to Deadline Friday.
“Upon its completion, the choice was made to terminate his employment as an government producer and director of ‘The Marvel Years.’”
The character of the allegations towards Savage — who starred within the authentic ’80s sequence — stay unclear, although Deadline reviews that the actor allegedly exhibited inappropriate conduct and had verbal outbursts all through manufacturing.
A rep for Savage, 45, didn’t instantly reply to Web page Six’s request for remark.
This isn’t the primary time Savage has been accused of misconduct. Actress Alley Mills claimed in 2018 that the unique “Marvel Years” was canceled after she filed a sexual harassment lawsuit towards Savage, then 16, and fellow co-star Jason Hervey, then 20, which she mentioned was settled out of court docket.
Shortly after, a feminine crew member who labored on Savage’s Fox present “The Grinder” accused him of attacking and harassing her on set in 2015.
Savage known as the allegations “fully with out advantage and completely unfaithful” on the time. He was later cleared by an investigation through twentieth Tv, who produced “The Grinder.”
Season 1 of the brand new “Marvel Years” is at present airing. A second season has but to be introduced.