I buy the argument that L.A prosecutors woke up to the Roman Polanski case, 31 years old, after Marina Zenovich’s Wanted and Desired stirred up a hornet’s nest. Michael Wolff explains why the motivations of the LA prosecutors office changed.
The Guardian offers a photo history of Polanski.
Studio Babelsberg producer Henning Molfenter, scheduled to attend the Zurich Film Festival as a member jury judging German-language films, is boycotting the festival to protest Saturday’s arrest of director Roman Polanski. Fellow jury members — actor Til Schweiger and composer Niki Reiser — are expected to follow suit. Zurich’s international jury — headed by actress Debra Winger — will make a statement on Polanski’s arrest at 12:30 p.m. local time.
UPDATE: Here’s video of the Zurich jury’s statement, read by Debra Winger: