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Reports: Italian Judge Calls for Paul Haggis Sexual Abuse Case to Be Tossed Out

An Italian judge has called for the sexual abuse case against Paul Haggis to be tossed out, ruling there are no grounds to further pursue an investigation against the Oscar-winning director, per media reports. The judge in the Southern Italian city of Lecce called for the investigation against Haggis to be dismissed late Friday, the […]

Paul Haggis Released from Hotel Detention in Italy

A judge in southern Italy on Monday ordered film director Paul Haggis released from detention at his hotel while prosecutors decide whether to pursue their investigation of whether he allegedly had sex with a woman without her consent over two days, his lawyer said. Michele Laforgia told The Associated Press that his client, who is […]

Reports: Judge in Italy Extends Hotel Detention for Paul Haggis

A judge in southern Italy on Wednesday ordered Academy Award-winning film director Paul Haggis to remain under detention at his hotel while Italian prosecutors continue to investigate a woman’s allegations that he had sex with her over two days without her consent, Italian news reports said. After conducting a hearing that lasted several hours in […]

After Paul Haggis Arrest, New Italian Film Fest He Helped to Launch Tries to Move Forward

“The show must go on,” Silvia Bizio told The Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, speaking by phone from the town of Ostuni in southern Italy, where Allora Fest, a new film festival led by the veteran Italian journalist in partnership with the Italian art critic Sol Costales Doulton, had just wrapped its first day. Roughly 48 hours […]

Paul Haggis Arrested in Italy on Sexual Assault Charges

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis (Crash) was detained Sunday in the southern Italian town of Ostuni on charges of sexual assault and aggravated personal injury, according to multiple reports in the Italian media and a statement by the public prosecutors of the nearby city of Brindisi. A young woman, who has since been identified as a […]

‘5B’: Film Review | Cannes 2019

Co-directors Dan Krauss and Paul Haggis pay warm tribute in '5B' to the nurses and volunteers who set up America's first AIDS unit at San Francisco General Hospital during the crisis years.

Scientology Series Co-Hosts Leah Remini, Mike Rinder Defend Paul Haggis Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

"Claims of anonymous accusers who have NOT gone to law enforcement are not credible," the co-hosts wrote in a Monday letter.

Four Women Accuse Paul Haggis of Sexual Misconduct, Including Two Rapes

A civil lawsuit was previously filed against the Oscar-winning filmmaker, prompting three more women to come forward.

‘Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath’ Explores Celebrity Ties

Paul Haggis and a former Celebrity Centre recruiter join Remini and partner Mike Rinder to look into the Church's obsession with fame.

Paul Haggis on Scientology Series: “You Don’t Want to Piss Off Leah Remini”

The Oscar-winning director discusses his upcoming appearance on Remini's show and the parallels he sees between Scientologists and Trump supporters.

Paul Haggis-Warren Leight Medical Drama Lands NBC Pilot Pickup

The untitled drama (formerly 'Salvation') marks the network's fourth drama of the season — and the first from Sony Pictures Television.

Flint Water Crisis Doc to Make Festival Debut in 2017

Paul Haggis is among the producers of the William Hart film 'Lead and Copper.'