Kevin Spacey makes unexpected appearance in court for sexual assault case hearing

Kevin Spacey made an unexpected appearance in court in Nantucket, Massachusetts, on Monday.

Though not required, the 59-year-old actor arrived at the Nantucket District Court in a gray suit and glasses for a hearing on the case accusing him of groping a young man at a bar in Nantucket in 2016. Spacey has denied the allegations and pleaded not guilty to a charge of indecent assault and battery in January.

Spacey did not comment as he walked in with his lawyers, according to the Associated Press, which also reports that the actor could face up to two and a half years in jail if convicted.

Spacey's hearing comes more than a year after a former Boston TV anchor accused the former House of Cards star of sexually assaulting her son, then 18, in the Club Car bar, where the teen worked as a busboy. Back in January, CBS News reported that a judge granted a prosecutor's request that Spacey be ordered to stay away from the accuser and have no contact with him.

ET previously reported in November 2017 that Spacey was seeking "evaluation and treatment" after he was accused of sexual assault and misconduct by several men. Through his lawyer, Spacey has vehemently denied all these allegations.

"Kevin Spacey is taking the time necessary to seek evaluation and treatment," the actor's rep told ET in a statement. "No other information is available at this time."

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Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at district court on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., to be arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Actor Kevin Spacey departs from district court on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Nantucket, Mass., after he was arraigned on a charge of indecent assault and battery. The Oscar-winning actor is accused of groping the teenage son of a former Boston TV anchor in 2016 in the crowded bar at the Club Car in Nantucket. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Kevin Spacey llega al Tribunal de Distrito de Nantucket , Massachusetts, para responder a un cargo de abuso sexual, el lunes 7 de enero del 2019. El actor ganador de dos premios Oscar enfrenta un cargo penal por presuntamente haber manoseado a un adolescente en un bar de la isla en 2016. De ser hallado culpable podría pasar hasta cinco años en prisión. (AP Foto/Steven Senne)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey leaves Nantucket District Court following his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey is seen through a window as he walks towards the courtroom in the Nantucket District Courthouse in Nantucket, MA for his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Nathan Klima for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
NANTUCKET, MA - JANUARY 7: Actor Kevin Spacey arrives at Nantucket District Court for his arraignment on a felony count of indecent assault and battery in Nantucket, MA on Jan. 7, 2019. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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