LA prosecutors reviewing cases against Weinstein, Anthony Anderson, Steven Seagal

Harvey Weinstein Anthony Anderson and Steven Seagal

"A sexual assault case was presented yesterday [August 8] by the Los Angeles Police Department involving Steven Seagal", Jackie Lacey's office said today.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office is reviewing the sexual assault allegation against black-ish actor Anthony Anderson and the LAPD submitted the case to the office on Wednesday. the office confirmed to Variety.

The case involving Weinstein brings to six the number under review by Los Angeles prosecutors.

"Additionally, LAPD presented a sex assault case yesterday involving Anthony Anderson", the rep added.

The DA's office wouldn't give details of the allegations or when the alleged assaults took place.

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Representatives of Weinstein, Seagal and Anderson did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Thursday. In early July, after months of investigation, the Manhattan District Attorney hit Weinstein with heavier charges than he had previously been facing in NY, a more serious degree of sexual assault that could potentially put him in prison for life. He has been accused by more than 70 women of sexual misconduct, including rape, but has denied ever having non consensual sex with anyone.

Meanwhile, Seagal has also faced multiple claims of sexual misconduct from high-profile Hollywood women, including actresses Portia de Rossi, Julianna Margulies, and Jenny McCarthy, who came forward with their stories as part of a wave of assault and harassment charges in the wake of the launch of the #MeToo movement.

Anderson, the lead in hit ABC sitcom "Black-ish" has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than a year ago.

Anderson's representative said in July that the actor "unequivocally disputes the claim".

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