Marion Cotillard Joins Cast of Justin Kurzel's MACBETH
Deadline reports that Marion Cotillard has signed on to play the role of Lady Macbeth in Justin Kurzel's MACBETH. The Academy Award-winning actress may star opposite Michael Fassbender who is reportedly taking on the title role.
Pre-production on the project is scheduled to kick-off at the end of the year while principal photography will being on location in the UK in early January 2014.
Cotillard starred in Rob Marshall's big screen adaptation of NINE THE MUSICAL. She has garnered critical acclaim for her roles in films such as La Vie en rose, Rust and Bone, A Very Long Engagement, My Sex Life... or How I Got Into an Argument, Taxi, Furiaand Love Me If You Dare. She has also appeared in such films as Big Fish, A Good Year, Public Enemies, Inception, Midnight in Paris,Contagion and The Dark Knight Rises.
In 2007, Cotillard starred as the French singer Édith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, for which she received critical acclaim and won several awards, including the Academy Award, BAFTA Award, César Award, and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress.
In 2010, she received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in the musical Nine and in 2012, she received nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe Award, BAFTA Award, and the César Award for her performance in Rust and Bone.
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