“His perspective, his first-person testimony is included all through the sequence,” Amy Ziering advised The Hollywood Reporter on Monday in regards to the 85-year-old.
“Now we have his personal voice studying, his personal writing, his press conferences in his phrases, his courtroom testimony. His facet is represented. And he’s welcome to do an interview [with us]. Standing supply. We’re certain that HBO would do a fifth episode. We’re right here.”
Lead investigative producer Amy Herdy advised the outlet she reached out to Allen’s publicist twice in 2018.
“And I do know that they bought my request as a result of I spoke to an assistant, who confirmed that they bought my request,” mentioned Herdy. “They by no means responded. And so I continued to do a deep dive.”
Filmmaker Kirby Dick advised the outlet he had “like 50” questions he would need to ask Allen.
“He’s by no means actually sat down with journalists and had an intensive dialog about all of the details within the case,” he identified.
The fourth and last episode of the sequence aired Sunday evening. The present aimed to discover Allen and Mia Farrow’s relationship and its fallout, together with sexual abuse allegations. It examined courtroom paperwork and different beforehand unseen materials.
Within the sequence, Farrow, 76, detailed Allen’s alleged affair along with her adopted daughter Quickly-Yi Previn, 50. The documentary featured movies of a then 7-year-old Dylan Farrow describing sexual abuse, allegedly by Allen.
In line with the outlet, the incest claims had been first made public in a 1993 lawsuit that awarded Farrow custody of their youngsters. A few of these testimonies supporting Dylan’s claims had been revisited within the sequence, which included the household babysitters, in addition to a good friend who was on the household’s Connecticut dwelling on Aug. 5, 1992 – the day of the alleged sexual assault.
Two separate investigations had been carried out within the 1990s and Allen wasn’t charged.
Allen and Previn tied the knot in 1997. Whereas Allen claimed his relationship with Previn started after her first semester of faculty, Farrow alleged within the second episode that their affair started when she was nonetheless in highschool.
A spokesperson for Allen and Previn beforehand spoke out following the premiere of “Allen v. Farrow.”
“These documentarians had no real interest in the reality,” a press release despatched to Fox Information learn. “As an alternative, they spent years surreptitiously collaborating with the Farrows and their enablers to place collectively a hatchet job riddled with falsehoods. Woody and Quickly-Yi had been approached lower than two months in the past and given solely a matter of days ‘to reply.’ In fact, they declined to take action.”
“As has been identified for many years, these allegations are categorically false,” the assertion continued. “A number of companies investigated them on the time and located that, no matter Dylan Farrow could have been led to imagine, completely no abuse had ever taken place. It’s sadly unsurprising that the community to air that is HBO – which has a standing manufacturing deal and enterprise relationship with Ronan Farrow. Whereas this shoddy hit piece could achieve consideration, it doesn’t change the details.”
Allen has lengthy denied sexually abusing Dylan, 35. He and Previn didn’t take part within the documentary, nor did Moses Farrow, now a household therapist.
In a 2020 memoir, Allen mentioned he “by no means did something to [Dylan] that may very well be even misconstrued as abusing her; it was a complete fabrication from begin to end.”
Dylan has maintained that she was abused and her allegations have been embraced within the #MeToo period.
The Related Press contributed to this report.