Testimony from a key prosecutor in the statutory rape case against Roman Polanski must be unsealed, more than 40 years after the fugitive director was convicted, a California court has ruled.
29 Feb 2020
A number of actresses walked out of the Cesar awards ceremony in Paris early Saturday after French-Polish director Roman Polanski won best director. This year's Cesar awards - France's equivalent of the Oscars - had been embroiled in controversy after Polanski's film "An Officer and a Spy" received 12 nominations. Polanski remains wanted in the…
10 Nov 2019
Oscar-winner Roman Polanski is considering taking legal action against a French newspaper that published allegations from a former actress that the acclaimed director raped her, his lawyer said Sunday. Valentine Monnier on Friday became the latest woman to accuse the Polish-French film director of rape, telling Le Parisien she was attacked in 1975, aged 18,…
8 Nov 2019
A Frenchwoman on Friday accused Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, whose new film on the persecution of French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus premieres next week, of raping her in a Swiss ski resort when she was a teenager.
2 Jun 2017
Megastar turned pariah Bill Cosby, who goes on trial Monday for allegedly drugging and assaulting a woman in 2004, joins a growing list of famous men charged with a sex crime.
28 Apr 2017
Controversial director Roman Polanski -- who is still wanted in the United States for the statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl -- will premiere his new film at the Cannes film festival next month, the organisers said Thursday.