Logan Marshall-Green, Olivier Gourmet & Laura Carmichael Added To MADAME BOVARY Cast
Logan Marshall-Green (PROMETHEUS), Cannes Film Festival Best Actor Winner and Cesar Award nominee Olivier Gourmet (THE SON) and Laura Carmichael (“Downton Abbey”) have joined the all-star cast of MADAME BOVARY featuring Mia Wasikowska (ALICE IN WONDERLAND, JANE EYRE), Ezra Miller (THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN), Academy-Award nominee Paul Giamatti (CINDERELLA MAN, SIDEWAYS), Rhys Ifans (THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) and Henry Lloyd-Hughes (HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE, ANNA KARENINA).
Principal photography on the film commences on September 30th on location in Normandy, France.
MADAME BOVARY tells the tragic story of Emma (Wasikowska), a young beauty who impulsively marries a small-town doctor to leave her father’s pig farm behind. But after being introduced to the glamorous world of high society, she soon becomes bored with her stodgy mate and seeks excitement and status outside the bonds of marriage.
Sophie Barthes (COLD SOULS) directs the passionate drama from a screenplay by Rose Barrenche & Sophie Barthes who adapted Gustave Flaubert’s classic novel, Madame Bovary. The film will be distributed all over Eastern Europe and Vietnam in late 2014 .
The producers have assembled a top-notch below the line filmmaking team including director of photography Andrij Parekh (BLUE VALENTINE), production designer Benoît Barouh (RENOIR), four-time Cesar-award winning costume designer Christian Gasc and Valerie Ranchoux (FAREWELL, MY QUEEN), editor Mikkel Nielsen (A ROYAL AFFAIR) and composer Evgueni Galperine (THE PAST, Luc Besson’s THE FAMILY).
Marshall-Green, last seen in Ridley Scott’s PROMETHEUS and whose credits include ACROSS THE UNIVERSE and BROOKYLN’S FINEST will play The Marquis. Acclaimed and award winning Belgian actor Gourmet, known for his roles in Cannes Film Festival favorites THE SON and LA PROMESSE as well as READ MY LIPS will star as Monsieur Roualt and Carmichael, who can currently be seen in the award-winning TV series, “Downton Abbey,” has been cast as Henrietta.
The previously announced cast includes Mia Wasikowska in the lead role as Emma whose feature film credits include ALICE IN WONDERLAND, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT and JANE EYRE, Ezra Miller from THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER and WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN, Oscar winner Paul Giamatti whose films include CINDERELLA MAN, SIDEWAYS and THE IDES OF MARCH, BAFTA Award nominee Rhys Ifans whose credits include THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, NOTTING HILL and HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS and Henry Lloyd-Hughes from the hit British TV series, “The Inbetweeners,” ANNA KARENINA and HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE.