The amazing project of a biopic shifted from Céline Dion by Valérie Lemercier advance. According to the american media, the filmmaker has found the actor who will play René Angélil, the pygmalion, and a companion of the singer.
Announced by surprise in the surprise general, the proposed biopic shifted from Céline Dion by Valérie Lemercier is becoming clearer more and more. According to the american website specialized Deadline, the actress and director, who will play the main character of the film, “inspired, very inspired, the life of Céline Dion,” as she had confided in march 2018, on Europe 1, has finally found the one who will play René Angélil, the producer who launched the quebec singer before becoming her husband.
While initial information indicated that Jérôme Commandeur would be the companion of Céline, who died in 2016, the choice of Valérie Lemercier finally settled on Sylvain Marcel, canadian actor, little known to the French public. Certainly a willingness to stay a maximum of “local color”. Titled Famous, the film will follow the journey of the star, from 5 to 55 years, focusing on the relationship between Céline and René. Produced for an estimated budget of 23 million euros, Famous will be shot in the spring, for a release announced in 2020.