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Christina Ricci Joins Robert Pattinson in 'Bel Ami'

January 08, 2010 08:46:49 GMT

The Wednesday Adams in 'The Addams Family' is reportedly set to star as Clotilde, who is often left by her railway inspector husband, in this upcoming drama movie.


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Another woman has been tapped to join Robert Pattinson in "Bel Ami". After Uma Thurman and Kristin Scott Thomas have been announced to star in the film, Christina Ricci has been said being added to the cast ensemble.

The news was first broken by Daily Mail and then later confirmed by Production Weekly. Ricci allegedly will tackle the role of Clotilde, the wife of a railway inspector who is often away for long periods of time. The filming itself is expected to begin in February and reportedly will take place in London and Budapest.

Robert Pattinson is slated to play the lead character Georges Duroy, who is described as a man who rises to the top by manipulating a series of powerful and wealthy mistresses. He will star opposite Uma Thurman who is slated to star as a woman who is extremely involved and connected in the goings-on of Parisian society before later becomes his wife.

Meanwhile, Kristin Scott Thomas will portray a socialite who falls for Duroy and becomes clingy in the process. Adapted from Guy de Maupassant's novel with the same name, "Bel Ami" will be helmed by Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod.

Christina Ricci achieved fame for her role as Wednesday Adams in "The Addams Family" and its sequel "Addams Family Values". She received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress through her performance in 1998 independent comedies "The Opposite of Sex". She recently appeared in 2009 film "New York, I Love You".

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posted by WHATEEA on Mar 01, 2010
THEN HE HAS TO HAVE A SEX SCENE WITH BOBBLE HEAD. DAMN ROB! I HOPE THEY GIVE YOU SOME ATTRACTIVE ACTRESSES IN THE FUTURE IF THIS IS WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO. PLEASE STEP OUT OF THE SEX MOVIES - GROSS - AND DO SOMETHING MORE SERIOUS OR ACTION PACKED, THANK YOU. ALSO TAKE A LESSON FROM BRAD PITT AND CHOSE YOUR ROLES BETTER.
posted by Anna on Jan 08, 2010
Bel Ami is a novel, not a short story. Otherwise, thanks for reporting!

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