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‘West of Memphis’ Director Amy Berg Developing Hollywood Sex Abuse Doc Linked To Bryan Singer Allegations

'West of Memphis' Director Amy Berg Developing Hollywood Sex Abuse Doc Linked To Bryan Singer Allegations

Earlier this week, some bombshell allegations rocked Hollywood, when 31-year-old Michael Egan filed a federal lawsuit accusing “X-Men: Days Of Future Past” director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him as a teenager on numerous occasions in 1999. Singer’s lawyers swiftly denied the allegations, and have announced plans to countersue. But the story has now taken another turn, and one that goes beyond the court proceedings.

The Daily Mail has revealed that “West of Memphis” director Amy Berg has been at work for the past two years on a documentary about sex abuse in Hollywood, and had reached out to Egan last week for his participation. “Just this week, I got a message from Disarming Films, a documentary film company working out of Los Angeles. They said they are making a documentary about a bunch of children molested by somebody in the film industry. I never contacted them back. They wanted videos and pictures of Michael and a few others he knew,” a source close to Egan told the paper. “The film company said they were working on numerous children, now adults, now coming forward about this.”

Berg has confirmed to the Daily Mail that she is working on the documentary, but declined to offer further details. And the project is not currently listed on the website of her production company Disarming Films. However, this territory is familiar for Berg, who was nominated for an Oscar for her 2006 doc “Deliver Us From Evil,” about sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church. The filmmaker is currently attending the Tribeca Film Festival where she is premiering her latest feature, “Every Secret Thing,” starring Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Banks and Diane Lane, which concerns itself with two girls who are locked away for seven years and a subsequent child abduction.

There’s no word yet from Bryan Singer or his legal team on this latest development. However, the filmmaker has stepped down from scheduled appearances at WonderCon and the Creativity Conference in light of these allegations.

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It's funny how xmen fans in middle America are supporting Bryan and calling the guy a liar, and everyone who actually works in Hollywood has heard the rumors about singer and are in a wait and see mode, guys Bryan singer has had the rep as a creep who casting couches boys for years, yeah he is innocent until proven guilty but people in Hollywood are NOT shocked by this case, sorry


Is the Kevin Spacey comeback about to be undone, too?


I thought 'Every Secret Thing' starred Diane Lane???????


With all due respect, I think it is inappropriate to use the term "sexually abused." Mr. Singer is being accused of rape and it should be stated as such.


I see a very subjective documentary if this director is just going to reach out to this particular case only after a couple days in regards to this guy's story before it's even been proven. Oof.


Wonder if Corey Feldman is gonna be featured in this..


Her movie was called "West of Memphis," not "West Memphis Three."

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