French prosecutors want to reopen an investigation into rape allegations against actor Gérard Depardieu, in accordance to stories.

Paris prosecutors are asking for a new investigation into the famed French actor, 71, after the alleged victim sought to reopen a probe of the situation less than a authorized provision that permits an “injured party” to request a evaluation of their circumstance.

The unidentified sufferer, a French actress, was 22 when the alleged 2018 rape took spot in one of Depardieu’s properties.

The probe was dropped previous 12 months for absence of evidence, prosecutors explained.

Depardieu, a star in France, has continuously denied any wrongdoing. He became recognized to audiences in the US immediately after starring in the 1990 comedy “Green Card.” He has equally French and Russian citizenship.