French actor Gérard Depardieu interrogated by police on Tuesday in the framework of a investigation for rape and sexual violence, according to police sources on Wednesday.
The actor was interrogated without being taken into custody, said the source, which meant he was free to leave at any time.
Depardieu was the subject of an investigation after a young actress accused him of rape and sexual abuse.
Complaints against the film giant, 69, were presented / displayed at the end of August at the Lambesc gendarmerie, in southeastern France.
The event will take place at the star house of Paris, a private house in the center of Paris, on August 7 and 13.
"Gérard Depardieu completely denied any aggression, any violation", has reacted, after the presentation of complaints, his lawyer Hervé Temime said in a statement to the AFP news agency.
"I regret the general nature of this procedure, which caused serious damage to Gérard Depardieu, who I believe will be recognized as an innocent person," Temime said. "Maximum moderation, respecting the rights of all parties."