Police hear second woman accuser in Luc Besson sex assault case

By , and Geoffrey Le Guilcher

A woman who formerly worked as a casting director for French filmmaker Luc Besson and who has accused him of sexually assaulting her on several occasions has been questioned by Paris police investigating allegations of sex crimes by the 59-year-old producer and director, Mediapart can reveal. The investigations were launched in May by the Paris prosecution services after Belgian-Dutch actress Sand Van Roy accused Besson of raping her in a Paris hotel, which he has firmly denied.  

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A woman who formerly worked as a casting director for French filmmaker Luc Besson has been questioned by Paris police as part of their investigations into formal complaints lodged against Besson for rape and sexual assault, Mediapart can reveal.