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Jamie Dornan, Melissa Barrerra to star in 'Carmen'

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Dornan and are featuring in the feature film adaptation of French Opera, "Carmen".

The film is the directorial debut of "Black Swan" Benjamin Millepied, Variety reported.

The movie will be a modern adaptation of the French Opera, in which Barrera will play the title role.

"'Carmen' is the opera of my childhood. Growing up, it was an ever-present part of my musical beginnings. It has inspired me greatly as an

"For many years, I have been passionate about creating a film musical, and 'Carmen' presents an incredibly exciting opportunity for exploring dance and music on screen," Millepied said.

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of "Anna in the tropics" fame is finalising the script.

The film will feature new songs by and ("Moonlight") will compose the music.

Shooting begins in October in Los Angeles, US.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 13:21 IST