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Roman Polanski Faces New Rape Allegation

Roman Polanski has been accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in 1972.The 84-year-old filmmaker is facing a fresh investigation by Swiss police, after a woman named Renate Langer accused the French-Polish director of sexually assaulting...

Roman Polanski's Female First In New Movie

Roman Polanski was interested in exploring conflict between two women for the first time in his new movie 'Based on a True Story'.The 84-year-old filmmaker's latest drama looks at the relationship between two ladies, and...

Woman Raped By Roman Polanski To Ask Court To Drop The Case

A woman who was raped by the film director Roman Polanski is reportedly set to ask a court to end the 40 year old case against him, it has emerged.Samantha Geimer, who was just 13...

Roman Polanski Loses Bid To Return To Us

Roman Polanski has lost his bid to avoid jail if he returns to the US.The 'Rosemary's Baby' director pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977 after plying Samantha Gailey with champagne and...

Roman Polanski May Return To Us

Roman Polanski has agreed to return to the US - if a judge agrees he has served his time.The 'Rosemary's Baby' director pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor in 1977 after plying Samantha...

Roman Polanski Willing To Face Justice In The U.s. If There's No Jail

The director has been milling around Europe since 1978, when he was charged with having sex with a 13-year-old girl at a Hollywood party. He claims he left the U.S. and went...

Prosecutors Oppose Roman Polanski's Bid To End Fugitive Status

Polanski has been a fugitive since fleeing the U.S. for Europe in 1978 following his conviction the previous year (77) for unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. On Wednesday (01Mar17) lawyers...

Roman Polanski's Rape Victim Supports His Legal Bid To Return To America

The 83-year-old Oscar winner has been wanted by American authorities for almost 40 years, after fleeing the U.S. following his 1977 conviction for unlawful sexual intercourse with Samantha Gailey, now known by her...

Roman Polanski Hopeful Of U.s. Return With Plea Deal

Filmmaker Roman Polanski is reportedly seeking to return to the United States on the condition of a successful plea deal that will see him serve no further jail time over a historic underage sex conviction.The...

Roman Polanski Granted Hearing To Unseal Key Documents In Historic Sex Case

The Oscar winner has been wanted by American authorities for almost 40 years, after fleeing the U.S. following his 1977 conviction for unlawful sexual intercourse with a 13-year-old girl. Polanski maintains he...

Roman Polanski In Legal Bid To Return To The U.s. - Report

The Oscar winner has been wanted by American authorities for almost 40 years due to an outstanding sex crimes case. Polanski, 83, pleaded guilty in 1977 to one count of unlawful sexual...

Roman Polanski Defended By Pal

French actor Alain Delon has defended his friend Roman Polanski over the César Awards controversy.The 83-year-old film director was set to give the opening speech at the César Awards on February 24 in Paris after...

Roman Polanski Quits French Film Awards After Outcry From Feminist Groups

Roman Polanski has resigned his position as the president of next month’s Cesar Awards in France, following an outcry from feminist groups in the country in the wake of his appointment, according to a statement...

Roman Polanski Pulls Out Of CéSar Awards

Roman Polanski has pulled out of presiding over the César Awards - the equivalent of the French Oscars.The 83-year-old film director was set to give the opening speech at the César Awards on February 24...

Roman Polanski Steps Down As Cesar Awards President Following Outcry

The Rosemary's Baby moviemaker, who admitted to having sex with a minor in the 1970s, was controversially named the 2017 president, an honorary role which requires him to give the opening speech at...

French Women's Rights Activists Upset About Roman Polanski's Cesars Jury Invite

Laurence Rossignol, France's minister for women's rights, has blasted the organisers, calling Polanski's involvement "shocking". The award-winning director fled America almost 40 years ago after admitting to having sex with a minor...

Roman Polanski Appointed President Of France's Cesar Awards

The Rosemary's Baby moviemaker has been given the honorary role, which requires him to open the ceremony with a speech before introducing the evening's host, who hasn't yet been announced....

Ailing Charles Manson Returns To Prison - Report

The infamous killer, 82, who directed his followers, dubbed the Manson family, to commit a series of murders in the late 1960s, was transferred from his cell in Corcoran State Prison, California to...

Roman Polanski Extradition Bid Rejected By Top Polish Court

The Oscar winner is wanted in the U.S. over a case involving sex with a minor, which has followed him for almost 40 years. He lives in France and has a home in Switzerland, but...

Kate Bosworth To Play Sharon Tate In New Biopic

The Superman Returns star's filmmaker husband Michael Polish will adapt and direct the movie, based on Greg King's book Sharon Tate and the Manson Murders. The Tate biopic will chronicle the actress' career and...

Eva Green Joins Roman Polanski's Filmmaking Return

The 300: Rise of an Empire star, 36, has signed up to appear in Based on a True Story, Polanski's first project since 2013's Venus In Fur, according to editors at Variety magazine....

Sigourney Weaver To Receive 2016 Donostia Award

Sigourney Weaver will receive the 2016 Donostia Award at the 64th San Sebastian Festival.The 66-year-old actress - who has recently been seen and heard in a couple of high-profile cameos in 'Ghostbusters' and 'Finding Dory'...

Roman Polanski Faces Fresh Extradition Challenge

In October last year (15), Polish officials ruled they would not extradite the Rosemary's Baby moviemaker back to the U.S. following a number of attempts from American authorities to get Polanski back to...

Polish-american Film Producer Gene Gutowski Dies

Gutowski, a Holocaust survivor, died of pneumonia at a hospital in Warsaw on Tuesday (10May16), his son Adam told The Associated Press. The producer collaborated with Roman Polanski on three films in...

Frank Finlay Dead At 89

The Oscar-nominated star of films like Othello and The Three Musketeers passed away on Saturday (30Jan16). A message on his website reads: "We are very saddened to announce that Frank died today...

Roman Polanski's Extradition Case Closed

Polish officials rejected a bid to extradite the Rosemary's Baby moviemaker in October (15) following a lengthy legal battle by American authorities to get him back to the country to face his 1970s...

Roman Polanski 'Relieved' By Polish Judge's Extradition Rejection

The Rosemary's Baby moviemaker fled to his native Europe on the eve of sentencing after he pleaded guilty to having unlawful sex with a minor in 1977. Prosecutors have spent years attempting...

Roman Polanski Will Not Be Extradited To The U.s.

American officials have spent years trying to get the Rosemary's Baby moviemaker back to the States to be punished for his 1977 conviction, as he fled the country before he could be sentenced...

Poland Refuses U.s. Extradition Warrant For Roman Polanski

A court in Poland has refused an extradition request by the United States to have film director Roman Polanski transported to America to face sentencing for his sex offence conviction.Judge Dariusz Mazur, of the district...

Roman Polanski To Learn Extradition Ruling Next Month

The Rosemary's Baby filmmaker has been a wanted man by U.S. authorities ever since he fled to Europe in 1978 on the eve of sentencing for having unlawful sex with a minor at...

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