Latest Roman Polanski News

Screening of Polanski movie to go ahead despite allegation

Nov. 12, 2019 11:44 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Paris screening of a new French-Italian film "An Officer and a Spy" is going ahead despite a new allegation that its director Roman Polanski raped a woman decades ago. Tuesday's screening will be attended by the film's crew. French media say several interviews with actors from the movie...

French paper: French woman claims rape by Polanski in 1975

Nov. 8, 2019 6:23 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — A French woman in her early 60s claims she was violently raped at age 18 by Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, a fugitive from the U.S. for more than four decades since pleading guilty to a sex offense with a minor, a French newspaper reported Friday. Le Parisien said the woman, Valentine...

Review: In 'Motherless Brooklyn,' 'Chinatown' goes East

Oct. 30, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private eye with Tourette's syndrome, "Motherless Brooklyn," starts with a brilliant burst of uncontrolled profanity and an explanation of its protagonist's condition. "Words rush out of the cornucopia of my brain to course over the surface of the world, tickling reality like...

Robert Evans, iconic producer of 'Chinatown,' dies at 89

Oct. 28, 2019 10:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Robert Evans, the protean, fast-living Hollywood producer and former Paramount Pictures production chief who backed such seminal 1970s films as "Chinatown," ''The Godfather" and "Harold and Maude," has died. He was 89. Evans publicist, Monique Moss, confirmed that Evans died on Saturday. No...