Canadian director Paul Haggis under house arrest in Italy over sexual assault case
Paul Haggis Arrested in Italy on Sexual Assault Charges | THR News
"Crash" director Paul Haggis detained in Italy in sex assault case, reports say | ABC7
Paul Haggis denies allegations of rape and sexual assault
Paul Edward Haggis is a Canadian screenwriter, film producer, and director of film and television. He is best known as screenwriter and producer for consecutive Best Picture Oscar winners: Million Dollar Baby (2004) and Crash (2005), the latter of which he also directed. Haggis also co-wrote the war film Flags of Our Fathers (2006) and the James Bond films Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008). He is the creator of the television series Due South (1994–1999) and co-creator of Walker, Texas Ranger (1993–2001), among others. Haggis is a two-time Academy Award winner, two-time Emmy Award winner, and seven-time Gemini Award winner.