Film director Bryan Singer has denied sexual attack after being sued for allegedly raping a 17-year-old boy.
According to courtroom filings obtained by Deadline, Cesar Sanchez-Guzman has alleged he was once sexually assaulted via the director on a yacht in 2003.
In a remark, a consultant for Singer mentioned the director “categorically denies these allegations”.
It is available in the similar week that Singer was once fired as director of the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
The courtroom filings say the alleged attack took place when Singer gave Sanchez-Guzman a excursion of the boat.
“During this tour, Bryan Singer lured Cesar into a room, shut the door and demanded that Cesar perform oral sex. When plaintiff refused, Bryan Singer forced him into acts of oral and anal sex,” the submitting claims.
Sanchez-Guzman is looking for repayment for damages together with “emotional distress, mental anguish, physical and mental pain and suffering, a decrease in his ability to enjoy life” in addition to previous and long term clinical bills and prison prices.
Singer’s consultant mentioned: “Cesar Sanchez-Guzman apparently claims that he did not remember this alleged incident from 2003 until now.”
He added: “Bryan categorically denies these allegations and will vehemently defend this lawsuit to the very end.”
The consultant mentioned that, “once Bryan prevails”, he’s going to pursue claims for malicious prosecution.
Production of Bohemian Rhapsody was once suspended remaining week so Singer may just handle what his consultant described as “a personal health matter concerning Bryan and his family”.
Film studio Twentieth Century Fox instructed the BBC paintings have been halted “due to the unexpected unavailability” of Singer.
Days later, it emerged that he have been fired via the corporate for “unreliable behaviour”, and has been changed via Eddie The Eagle director Dexter Fletcher.