Anatomy of a Fall actor Samuel Theis has been accused of rape by a crew member on Theis’ third directorial outing, forcing him to be faraway from the set.
Selection confirmed the accusations, noting that the alleged assault passed off whereas manufacturing was ongoing for Theis’ third movie, Je te jure. Theis remained on location for everything of manufacturing, however directed the movie remotely away from the forged and crew.
In accordance with a report from French newspaper Liberation, the incident allegedly passed off in July, following a celebration held at an house with the forged and crew of the movie. A crew member spent the evening within the flat, the place he claims that Theis assaulted him within the early morning. Theis maintains that the encounter was consensual.
Theis was faraway from on-set actions following accusations
After the incident, the crew member left the shoot, and when producer Caroline Bonmarchand realized of the incident, she shortly employed a third-party group to research the matter. Because the investigation was ongoing, Bonmarchand and others determined to separate Theis from the movie, having him direct from a distant room and solely chatting with actors when crucial. Communication with the crew was saved to on-monitor talks.
In accordance with one other report from Telerama journal, the crew member has since filed a police criticism, though Theis’ legal professional Marie Dosé says she hasn’t been notified of something like that.
“The one investigation on this case was ordered by the manufacturing and carried out by an unbiased group. It was delivered in September and it was 300 pages lengthy — the conclusion is that there have been no parts qualifying what occurred of a sexual assault,” Dosé stated in a press release. She added that the report included a witness who had entered the bed room Theis and the accuser had been in and described it as a “tender second.”