Casting: Leos Carax looking for actors for his new shoot this summer in Paris

The director, who will go up the steps of Cannes with Annette, keeps the secret on his next production which we know will include “mimes, dancers, sportsmen, stuntmen” and two children.

A summer that promises to be definitely busy for actor and director Leos Carax. After having climbed the steps of the Cannes Film Festival to open his musical comedy in competition, Annette, he will then get down to the shooting of his next film. The Film Stage revealed on Tuesday that the director, whose real name is Alex Dupont, is looking for several actors “as part of a film project“, Details the casting announcement on the Book Me site. Leos Carax is thus looking for”several people (mimes, dancers, athletes, stuntmen) capable of falling to the ground. All profiles welcome“, But also a”little boy between 6 and 9 years old, of Anglo-Saxon or Germanic origin“, As well as a”little brunette girl between 4 and 11 years old“. The site also explains that the shooting will take place “this summer in the Paris region“.

A film still very confidential, since no clue concerning the title or the scenario has yet been revealed. On the other hand, we know that it is the CG Cinéma company which will produce the film, already in charge of Leos Carax’s musical, Annette, with Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver (Star Wars, BlackKklansman). So it’s hard to imagine what this next feature film will look like, the director who won the Youth Prize twice at Cannes for Boy Meets Girl and Holy Motors, loving to try out very different styles and genres.


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