Mira Sorvino Vows She Will Never Work With Director Woody Allen

Mira Sorvino Vows She Will Never Work With Director Woody Allen

One of those actresses was the Oscar-winning Mira Sorvino, who has done some reflecting and joined several others in Hollywood who have publicly stated their regret for working with alleged abuser Woody Allen.

"I can only speak for myself and what I've come to is this: if I had known then what I know now, I would not have acted in the film", Gerwig said in a roundtable discussion for the New York Times. I will never work with him again.

"Our lives have to become more equitable in every way, but I think we still have to stay focused on harassment and abuse issues rather than jettisoning them in favor of a very general women's movement", Sorvino said during a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour for her new show, "Condor". In an interview with New York Times, the 34-year-old film-maker has declared that she will not work with the "Midnight in Paris" helmer in the future.

Actress Sorvino wrote in the Huffington Post, "I confess that at the time I worked for Woody Allen I was a naive young actress". The director denied the allegations made against him, the allegations were first surfaced in 1992 when Allen split from Mia Farrow.

"He shared enough of what he was uncovering for me to be increasingly concerned for his safety", Mia recalled. Sorvino continues to say that Linda Ash's role in filmmaker's film was "The role of her dreams".

Sorvion, who starred in the 1995 film, Mighty Aphrodite, for which she won Best Supporting Actress, has also made a decision to professionally cut ties with Allen. "But this does not excuse my turning a blind eye to your story simply because I wanted desperately for it not to be so", she wrote. "You've been telling truth all this time", he's settled.

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Numerous women who have been asked about their participation in Alen's movies have skirted the issue, giving some variation of "Well, I only know him as an artist" or "I can't speak personally to the accusations because I wasn't there".

The actress expressed her regrets in an emotional open letter written specifically to Dylan Farrow, Allen's daughter who has alleged for years that the director molested her as a child. Although, as Sorvino notes above, the information was always out there. That's what makes the allegations against Allen all the more frustrating and confounding.

In the early '90s, Dylan's mother Mia Farrow accused the director and her ex-partner of abusing Dylan, who was seven at the time.

"It's something that I've thought deeply about, and I care deeply about", Gerwig said on Sunday night. Woody Allen himself is not being asked these questions. Ultimately, that Allen's behavior was "grossly inappropriate" but the case. But as Sorvino has shown here, it is possible.

Read Sorvino's full letter to Dylan at HuffPost.

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