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Letitia Wright to lead John Legend's 'Le Brio' remake

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Wright has bagged her next project, the American remake of French comedy-drama "Le Brio".

According to Variety, the project is being produced by John Legend's Get Lifted banner.

The original was directed by Yval Attal and narrated the story of a young French-Arab woman (played by Camelia Jordana) who enrols in a university to pursue law, only to face racism-tainted humiliation from her (essayed by Daniel Auteuil), who then becomes her mentor.

The "Black Panther" star will step into Jordana's shoes for the remake.

French has teamed with Legend on the project, which will be co-financed by Endeavor Content.

A will soon be attached to the project. The goes on floors next year.

Rassam is also developing the German and Italian remakes of "Le Brio".

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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 14:30 IST
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