Woody Allen Hires Marion Cotillard For Lead Role

3/04/2010 Posted by Admin

Woody Allen Hires Marion Cotillard For Lead Role

By our guest blogger, Matt Jussim

French actress Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose," "Nine," "Public Enemies") has scored the leading female role in Woody Allen's next feature for Mediapro.

According to Deadline Hollywood: Woody Allen has set Marion Colillard to play the "Muse" and star opposite Owen Wilson in the untitled film he's shooting this summer in Paris. As usual with Allen, plot details are being kept under wraps.

First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy also has been mentioned as having a possible cameo, but nothing's set as of yet. Allen's picture is being financed under his three-picture deal with Spain’s Mediapro.

Allen recently wrapped “You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger” in London and scheduled for release in September. Cotillard most recently starred in “Nine.”

It seems as if Allen is making a habit of teaming up with European Oscar winners. He directed Penelope Cruz to an Oscar for her role in “Vicky Cristina Barcelona,” and now will work with Cotillard, who won the Best Actress award for “La Vie en Rose.”

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