Kevin Spacey is being charged with another seven sex offenses in the UK, where he is already fighting a slew of similar allegations, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Rosemary Ainslie, head of the Criminal Prosecution Service (CPS) Special Crime Division, said her department agreed to the added charges “for a number of sexual assaults against one man between 2001 and 2004.”
The new charges include three each for indecent assault and sexual assault, as well as one of causing a person to engage in sexual activity without consent and others of indecent and sexual assault.
The CPS gave no further info, citing the UK’s strict rules forbidding information that “could in any way prejudice these proceedings.”
Spacey, 63, is already facing five charges filed in May for allegations between 2005 and 2013, including periods when he was artistic director at London’s 200-year-old Old Vic theater.
As well as four counts of sexual assault by touching, those charges included a more serious one of causing a person to engage in penetrative sexual activity without consent.
The Oscar-winning “House of Cards” star pleaded not guilty in June, with his attorney saying that he “strenuously” denied those allegations.
UK prosecutors said that the new charges followed “a review of the evidence gathered by the Metropolitan Police in its investigation” into the actor, who has long denied a slew of complaints.
Last month, a Manhattan federal court jury cleared him in a lawsuit alleging he sexually abused then-14-year-old actor Anthony Rapp in 1986.
Spacey’s defense lawyer in Britain, Patrick Gibbs, did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment on the latest charges.
With Post wires