Welcome to Magnifique Marion Cotillard! Marion's best known for her award winning performance in La Vie en Rose, but you might also recognise her from movies such as Inception, Midnight in Paris, The Dark Knight Rises and The French Rust and Bone. Collecting nominations for her latest film Two Days, One Night and starring in the upcoming adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth, Marion Cotillard is finally making a comeback to leading roles. Not stopping at movies, Marion Cotillard is also exploring her musical talents, having toured with French rock band Yodelice and recorded a song and video with British band Metronomy. She's also taken over the fashion industry as the face of Lady Dior. All the while, she is never too busy for her family and to lend her time and name to causes she believes in. Enjoy your time here and keep checking back for all the latest news!

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There has been talk for almost a year now that Marion might be appearing in ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ (aka ‘Batman 3′). The rumour has again resurfaced this past weekend courtesy of Le Figaro.

Marion Cotillard in ‘Batman 3’?. The actress, who is expecting a child in the spring with Guillaume Canet, will be scarce this year. She’ll do a single film and her choice fell on ‘Batman 3′. This blockbuster produced by Warner Bros.. enables her to work with the director Christopher Nolan, with whom she had turned very successful sci-fi Inception. Marion Cotillard will join the filming this summer in Los Angeles. She will share the bill with Anne Hathaway.

Le Parisien has added fuel to the rumour in February 14 edition.

At the moment it still is an unconfirmed rumour and will remain one until official word comes from Warner Bros.

Le Figaro also excludes ‘Vivre, c’est mieux que mourir’ in its article, which is due to start filming in the fall. Pre-sales for ‘Vivre, c’est mieux que mourir’ have been launched at the European Film Market in Berlin this week.

Update: Her rep tells The Hollywood Reporter that Marion is in discussions to join the film (no additional information will be posted here until a confirmation is given).

Source: The Hollywood ReporterLe FigaroSlash Film, Le Parisien and Cineuropa


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The Guardian has just released on behalf of Lionsgate Films (UK) the new international trailer for ‘Little White Lies’ (‘Les Petits Mouchoirs’). The international trailer includes English subtitles so it will be predominantly shown in English-speaking areas, such as United Kingdom and Australia.

The film will have its Australian premiere in March via the Alliance Francaise French Film Festival and later distributed by Hopscotch Films, while Lionsgate will release the film in United Kingdom on April 15.

Source: The Guardian and The Alliance Francaise French Film Festival (Australia)

Feb 11, 11   Nadine   1 Comment News & Rumours

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Marion’s grandmother Léontine Cotillard passed away on February 7 aged 102.

We offer our condolences to her family and friends.

Source: Le Telegramme

Feb 08, 11   Nadine   0 Comment Movies, News & Rumours ,

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‘Midnight in Paris’, the film which will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 11, has been sold to more territories.

Spanish sales outfit Imagina announced Tuesday that the territories include: Paradiso (Benelux), Concorde (Germany), Medusa (Italy), Lusomundo (Portugal), Scanbox (Scandinavia), Frenetic (Switzerland), Central Partnership (Russia), Prorom (Romania) and Kinoswiat (Poland).

Sun Distribution will release the film throughout Latin America, Shapira will market the film in Israel, Golden Scene will take it to Hong Kong and Catchplay will once again cover Taiwan.

As previously reported, Sony Picture Classics will be handling the distribution in US, while Mars Films will be releasing the film in France on the same day as premieres at the Cannes Film Festival.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Feb 05, 11   Nadine   0 Comment Awards, Movies ,

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Les Petits Mouchoirs‘ was among the winners at the 18th Trophées du Film français, which were held in Paris on Thursday night.

The film won the Trophée du Film français (Le Film français) which recognises the highest-grossing French film of the year.

It was also runner-up in the categories Trophée des Trophées, highest grossing film in France, beaten by  ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1‘ and Trophée du prix du public TF1 (Audience Award), beaten by ‘L’arnacœur‘ (‘Heartbreaker’).

Inception‘ came in third in the category Trophée des Trophées.

Sources: The Hollywood Reporter and Chino Kino.