11:44 am PDT 03/27/2021
Anchored by Lee Cowan, the show will examine the career and controversy surrounding the director and will include a prior interview with his accuser, Dylan Farrow.
Woody Allen will speak in a rare interview, conducted last year, which will air Sunday on Paramount +.
The network is transmitting exclusively a CBS Sunday morning special about the career and the controversy surrounding the director, accused of sexual abuse by Dylan Farrow.
Anchored by Lee Cowan, the special will feature an in-depth interview with Allen, the first in nearly three decades, which occurred last year after his memoir was released. You get of nothing.
“The interview, which occurred last summer during an active news cycle, is now being presented given the renewed interest in the controversy surrounding the filmmaker,” CBS News said in a statement obtained by The Hollywood Reporter. “The Paramount + exclusive offers the opportunity to explore Allen, his career and the allegations in context and with the depth that this story demands.”
The special will also include CBS this morning Previous interview with Farrow, conducted by Gayle King in 2018, detailing allegations that Allen abused her in 1992 and denies being trained by her mother, Mia Farrow.
According to the network, the special will include a report by Erin Moriarty that explores what happens when respected artists are alleged to have acted in a morally reprehensible manner.
The special follows the four-part HBO series. Allen vs. Farrow from directors Amy Ziering and Kirby Dick, which included a series of interviews with Dylan and Mia Farrow about the alleged incident, as well as a video of young Dylan recounting what she says happened to her at age 7. The documentary also explored Allen’s behavior. towards Dylan in previous years, and included recorded phone calls between Allen and Mia.
The director, who has continued to deny that the alleged incident occurred, denied being interviewed for the series, as did his wife Soon-Yi Previn. Through a spokesperson, Allen called the series “ax work” and said he was approached less than two months before its premiere on February 21.