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Reportedly, F. Murray Abraham Departs ‘Mythic Quest’ After Allegations of Sexual Misconduct.


The departure of F. Murray Abraham from Mythical quest is the subject of a recent media report regarding alleged allegations of sexual misconduct against him during his time on the Apple TV+ series.

According to Rolling stone, the actor’s departure ahead of the comedy’s third season followed at least two complaints about Abraham’s alleged behavior. Citing an unnamed production source, the outlet reported that the first alleged incident led to Abraham being given a warning and told to keep his distance from some of the actresses on the show. Series co-creator and star Rob McElhenney was reportedly later made aware of a second alleged incident, after which Abraham was let go, according to the publication.

In a statement shared with The Hollywood Reporter, series producer Lionsgate Television said: “We take allegations of misconduct seriously and investigate them thoroughly. As a matter of company policy, we do not discuss our personnel actions.

THR has reached out to Abraham’s team for comment, along with requesting comment from Apple and McElhenney representatives.

Abraham was a series regular in the first two seasons of the series, playing author and video game writer CW Longbottom, and last appeared in the season two finale, which aired June 25, 2021. The series, which originates from McElhenney co-creators Charlie Day and Megan Ganz first premiered in February 2020 and the third season aired earlier this year.

McElhenney discussed Abraham’s departure with Variety for a part published in November prior to season three. “It’s a shame not to have Murray this season,” McElhenney said at the time. “But we recognize that CW is a beloved character and obviously a big part of the show. So we made sure we have a very fitting tribute to him.”

Abraham, who won an Oscar for his role as Antonio Salieri in the 1984 feature film Amadeusis also known for his recent starring role in HBO’s second season The White Lotus, which aired in December. His portrayal of Bert Di Grasso, who travels to Sicily with son Dominic (Michael Imperioli) and grandson Albie (Adam DiMarco), earned him a Golden Globe nomination. Abraham also stars in HBO’s upcoming series Plumbers in the White Housedebuts May 1.

THR contacted HBO representatives, who declined to comment. The White Lotus the season two production did not receive any reports on Abraham, according to a source close to the production.

Other recent TV appearances include voicing the character Khonshu for Disney+’s Moon Knight, which launched its first season last year. Abraham previously earned two Emmy nominations for his role on Showtime’s Native country and has had roles in movies like All the president’s men (1976), Scarface (1983), The big hotel in Budapest (2014) and Lady and the Tramp (2019).

Jackie Strause contributed to this report.

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