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Roman Polanski discusses impact of his 1977 sex crime conviction

Posted: 04 Sep 2013 09:08 PM PDT

Director Roman Polanski attends a news conference for the film "La Venus a la Fourrure" during the 66th Cannes Film FestivalLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Director Roman Polanski, in a rare interview published on Thursday, shares his frustrations and feelings about being the object of hatred due to a complicated legal case stemming from a sex crime more than 30 years ago. Polanski, 80, the Polish-French director of films such as "Rosemary's Baby" and 2002's Oscar-winning "The Pianist," pleaded guilty in 1977 to having sex with 13-year-old Samantha Geimer during a photoshoot, fueled by champagne and drugs. ...

A Minute With: Vin Diesel on going dark, getting ripped and Facebook

Posted: 04 Sep 2013 05:48 AM PDT

Diesel poses for a portrait while promoting his upcoming movie "Riddick" in Los Angeles(Note: Strong language in quote in paragraph 10) By Mary Milliken BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - With a voice several octaves underground and a piercing stare, action star Vin Diesel goes to an even darker place as Riddick in the third installment of the sci-fi film series, nine years after "The Chronicles of Riddick." In "Riddick," which opens Friday, Diesel's ex-convict character leaves his comfortable world as leader of the Necromonger death race to search for his homeland. ...

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