Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after being expelled. Photograph: Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images

Film-maker Roman Polanski is suing the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences after he was expelled from the organisation last week. In a letter(...)

Film director Roman Polanski (left) and comic Bill Cosby have been expelled by the Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences. File photographs: EPA

The Academy of Motion Picture Art and Sciences has confirmed that it is expelling Roman Polanski and Bill Cosby. The announcement comes shortly afte(...)

Director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman appear on stage to give the Palme d’Or award during the Closing Ceremony at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival in 2014. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

It always seemed likely that the waves of disapproval kicked up by the Weinstein scandal would eventually reach Quentin Tarantino. The director made (...)

Director Roman Polanski whose bid to get his sex assault case dismissed so he can return to the US has been denied at Los Angeles Superior Court. Photograph: PA

A Los Angeles judge on Friday rejected a request by the woman who was raped by director Roman Polanski 40 years ago to have the criminal case against (...)

 French-Polish film director Roman Polanski pictured in 2015. File photograph:  Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images

Film director Roman Polanski, wanted in the US for having sex with a minor almost 40 years ago, has turned down an invitation to head the jury at Fran(...)

 A file picture from May 24th, 2016 shows Polish director Roman Polanski in Katowice, Poland. The country’s justice minister said on Wednesday that he would approve any decision by the supreme court to uphold an appeal against an earlier court decision not to extradite the Oscar-winning filmmaker to the US. Photograph: Andrzej Grygiel/EPA

Poland intends to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction if the supreme court approves the move, th(...)

Roman Polanski pleaded guilty in 1977 to having sex with a 13-year-old girl during a photo shoot in Los Angeles. File photograph: EPA

A Polish court’s decision to deny the extradition of film-maker Roman Polanski to the United States over a 1977 child sex conviction became le(...)

Part of the cover of  The Girl: a Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski, by  Samantha Geimer

Roman Polanski took the photograph of then 13-year-old Samantha Geimer in February 1977, three weeks before the film director would be accused of tak(...)