Today (January 12), the Sundance Film Festival Office has partnered a new slate of films to be screened during 2022. Among them is the first work of Rise in Phoenix, a two -part documentary about the life and career of Evan Rachel Wood, which will also narrate abuse allegations he did against Marilyn Manson last year. According to the report by different, the film (directed by Oscar-nominated documentary Amy Berg) has been in production for more than two years.
Following the Sundance premiere, the two parts of the film will air on HBO “in the coming months,” according to different targeted (a release date not disclosed). According to a description on Sundance’s official website, the film “intimately charts [Wood’s] journey as he heads to name his famous abuser for the first time.
Wood made allegations of abuse and harassment against Manson early last year, on social media and in a statement. Vanity Fair. The actor, who briefly associated with Manson in 2010, has previously spoken about surviving domestic abuse, but did not name who was allegedly guilty at the time.
Since Wood’s appearance, several women have made abuse, sexual assault, and misconduct allegations against Manson, including Game of Thrones actor Esmé Bianco and a former assistant to Mansonni. The two women filed a lawsuit against the singer, and she is now under investigation to the LAPD for allegations of domestic violence. Manson has previously denied all of the aforementioned allegations.
Pitchfork reached out to representatives for Evan Rachel Wood, Marilyn Manson, and the Sundance Film Festival for more information and comment.
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