Johnny Depp to Star as Controversial French King Louis XV in Maiwenn’s Next Film

Johnny Depp to Star as Controversial French King Louis XV in Maiwenn’s Next Film


1/21/2022 6:40:00 PM

Johnny Depp to Star as Controversial French King Louis XV in Maiwenn’s Next Film

Johnny Depp will star as French king Louis XV in the next film directed by French helmer Maiwenn (“Polisse,” “Mon Roi”) whose shoot will begin this summer, Variety has confi…

Varietyhas confirmed.The movie, whose title and exact plot are kept under wraps, is being produced by Pascal Caucheteux and Gregoire Sorlat’s Paris-based Why Not Productions (“A Prophet”), withWild BunchInternational (“Titane”) handling world sales.Filming will take place for three months on location across Parisian landmarks, mainly at the Versailles Palace. The film will revolve around Louis XV, who was nicknamed “the beloved” and reigned for 59 years, the longest in the history of France after that of Louis XIV. Paradoxically, Louis XV died as an unpopular king after being accused of corruption and debauchery. The project was first reported by the French website Satellifax.

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