Tag Archives: Polanski

Roman Polanski: ‘Odd Man Out’ Trailer

Following the success of ROMAN POLANSKI: WANTED AND DESIRED, director Marina Zenovich planned to make a short film about how that film reopened the case. She was scheduled to interview Polanski in November of 2009 after he completed THE GHOSTWRITER. Polanski was arrested unexpectedly in September of 2009. ROMAN POLANSKI:[...]

Roman Polanski returning to Zurich Film Festival – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Roman Polanski will attend this year’s Zurich Film Festival, where he’ll receive the lifetime achievement award he expected to receive in 2009, only this time he’s hoping the results will be different. The Oscar-winning director, if you recall, was arrested on sexual assault charges by Zurich police when[...]

Roman Polanski’s “Carnage” splits Venice critics – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Roman Polanski’s “Carnage,” an adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play, held its world premiere as part of the ongoing Venice Film Festival. What did the critics think? Lee Marshall, writing for The Evening Standard, calls Polanski’s film “a tasty cinematic workout,” claiming that the film “also celebrates an[...]

Roman Polanski’s “Carnage” unveils brilliant French poster – AWARDS ALLEY

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: The French poster for Roman Polanski’s anticipated “Carnage” is a blissful, emotion-laden tribute to Andy Warhol’s pop art that shows the director’s A-list cast morphing from pleasure to pain in the span of three simple squares. It’s glorious. It says so much about the film, which we[...]

Roman Polanski ‘Gods of Carnage’ sells off Euro territories

HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski’s latest production has secured notable financing after selling a number of territory deals across Europe. Entitled “Gods of Carnage,” the film was written by Polanski and French playwright Yasmina Reza, based on her Tony-winning play. “Carnage” follows “a meeting between two sets of parents who get together[...]

Los Angeles D.A. on Roman Polanski’s freedom: ‘Disservice to justice’

HollywoodNews.com: Los Angeles district attorney Steve Cooley will continue to pursue Roman Polanski, even though the Switzerland’s Ministry of Justice refused to extradite him. “I am deeply disappointed that the Swiss authorities denied the request to extradite Roman Polanski,” Cooley said in a statement released to MTV News. “Our office[...]

Roman Polanski released from home arrest

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Roman Polanski was freed by a Swiss court today and released from home arrest after a ten month ordeal. The famed director has been detained in Switzerland at his estate since last winter when he was arrested. The Swiss court has finally decided at long last not to[...]

Roman Polanski extradition decision to be announced soon

HollywoodNews.com: Will Swiss officials extradite film director Roman Polanski to the U.S.? The decision is bound to come soon. Digital Spy and other media outlets report that Swiss Justice Ministry announced that “it won’t be long.” For the last seven months, the Oscar-winning director of “The Pianist” has been under[...]

Roman Polanski Accused Again of Sexual Abuse

Hollywoodnews.com: At a press conference this morning, with attorney Gloria Allred by her side, another actress, Charlotte Lewis, has come forward claiming that director Roman Polanski abused her over 25 years ago … 4 years after Polanski fled the U.S. and when she was only 16 years old. If this is[...]

Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer” makes debut in Berlin

Roman Polanski’s film “The Ghost Writer,” based on a novel by Robert Harris, made its debut at the Berlin Film Festival. The film stars Pierce Brosnan as a prime minister, Olivia Williams as his wife, and Ewan McGregor as the ghost writer hired to complete his memoirs. The movie was[...]
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