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Marion Cotillard joins cast of Leos Carax's 'Annette'

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French has been roped into the cast of Leos Carax's 'Annette' alongside of 'Star Wars

According to Variety, has come on board to help revive the on-again-off-again project, which will go on floors in mid-August. CAA brokered the deal with for release of the film in the US.

Tracing the rise and fall of two star-crossed Hollywood lovers (Cotillard and Driver) and the exceptional destiny of their daughter, 'Annette' will bring together the rock band 'Sparks', which is composing original songs and celebrated music Marius de Vries, known for his work in 'Land,' 'Moulin Rouge' and 'Cats'.

The film was first announced in 2016 with another French but failed to get off the ground as financing was not in place.

CG Cinema's current films in their bucket include Assayas' 'Wasp Network,' a Cuba-set thriller produced with Features, starring Penelope Cruz, and Edgar Ramirez, which just wrapped up shooting and is being sold by

Meanwhile, Cotillard has left Jessica Chastain's spy-thriller '355' which was announced last year at

On the other hand, Driver's recent project 'The Dead Don't Die', which is helmed by Jim Jarmusch, became the opening film at on Tuesday.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 12:14 IST