Friday, February 18, 2011

Cronenberg's "Cosmopolis" Cast Confirmed

Robert Pattinson, Academy Award winner Juliette Binoche, Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti and Mathieu Amalric are now confirmed to star in "Cosmopolis", a thriller written by David Cronenberg who will also direct the project.

The script is based on the novella of the same name by award-winning writer Don DeLillo.

The Canadian-France co-production is being produced by Paulo Branco through his Paris-based Alfama Films Production and Martin Katz of Toronto-based Prospero Pictures.

"...'Cosmopolis' is a contemporary thriller about a hedge fund trader who is stalked while his fortune evaporates under the weight of his cynical bets against the survival of the global economy..."

Grégoire Melin's Paris-based Kinology will handle International Sales, Entertainment One will handle distribution in Canada and RAI Cinema SpA will distribute in Italy.

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