BelAmiFilm.com originally reported that London filming was to begin week of February 8 where interior scenes (read: sex scenes!) will be shot. Collider.com is now reporting that shooting is set to begin in London this Sunday, February 7. Sources tell BelAmiFilm.com that Bel Ami filming moves to Budapest, Hungary, the week of April 5 for exterior scenes. Filming is scheduled to wrap in late April.
Confirmed cast includes:
- Robert Pattinson -Georges Duroy
- Uma Thurman – Madeleine
- Christina Ricci– Clotilde
- Kristin Scott Thomas – Virginie
- Holly Grainger– Suzanne
- Philip Glenister – Charles
- Colm Meaney – Rousset
As of yet, the role of Rachel, has yet to be cast. Check back soon to see who WE think it should be.
Collider.com further confirms some additions to the crew:
“The director of photography is Hagen Bogdanski (The Young Victoria, The Lives of Others); Attila F. Kovacs (Sunshine, Meeting Venus) is production designer; the costumes are designed by Odile Dicks-Mireaux (An Education, The Constant Gardener); the hair and make-up designer is Jenny Shircore (The Young Victoria, Elizabeth: The Golden Age) and the editor is Masahiro Hirakubo (The Duchess, Trainspotting).”
Screenplay by Rachel Bennette
From the novel by Guy de Maupassant