Elle Fanning, Christopher Abbott to Star in Sarah Elizabeth Mintz’s ‘The Maid of Orleans,’ Produced by Jessica Chastain; Memento International Boards Sales (EXCLUSIVE) | instastori.com

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Elle Fanning (“The Great”), Christopher Abbott (“Poor Things”) and Nadia Tereszkiewicz (“The Crime is Mine”) are group to header “The Maid of Orleans,” Sarah Elizabeth Mintz’s daring travel up to “Good Girl Jane.” Loosely inspired by Mintz’s real-life experiences, “The Maid of Orleans” will research intersexual powerfulness dynamics connected and disconnected set.

Jessica Chastain’s Freckle Films (“The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “George and Tammy”) is group to nutrient alongside Fanning’s Lewellen Pictures (“The Great,” “The Girl from Plainville”). Memento International will present nan basking task to buyers astatine nan Cannes Film Market. Filming is scheduled to statesman early 2024 successful France.

Fanning will prima arsenic Rebecca Spielman, a young movie schoolhouse postgraduate who travels to Paris to activity arsenic nan adjunct to nan brilliant, yet tortured up-and-coming head Sammy Lindberg (Abbott). As nan accumulation of Sammy’s caller “Joan of Arc” movie ramps up, Rebecca finds herself struggling to fulfill nan increasing maze of demands made by her caller boss, each nan while, caught successful a tangled web of passion and allegiance. Tereszkiewicz will play Celine, nan character portraying Joan of Arc successful nan film.

Mintz, who antecedently won 2 awards astatine Tribeca pinch “Good Girl Jane,” said “Gendered powerfulness dynamics successful nan manufacture person been discussed mostly done a binary lens.” “However, nan type of nan acquisition that resonates for maine is complex, profoundly nuanced, and often uncomfortably situated successful a civilized grey area,” she continued. “It’s done this layered position that our imaginative squad and singular formed successful Elle, Chris, and Nadia attack nan story,” Mintz added.

Sata Cissokho, caput of acquisitions astatine Memento International, said nan institution was impressed by “Sarah’s book is her honorable depiction of moments we’ve each knowledgeable astatine various times.”

“The emotion erstwhile nan desire to beryllium liked leads america towards blurry situations, particularly erstwhile those successful powerfulness are consenting to return advantage of it. She does truthful pinch a batch of joke arsenic good and we’re judge audiences worldwide will link to it,” Cissokho continued.

Besides Freckle Films and Lewellen Pictures, Christopher Abbott will besides produce. Paris-based Raphaël Benoliel, whose credits see galore U.S. films and series, from “Emily successful Paris” to “Mission: Impossible,” will executive produce.

Set for a Cannes launch, Memento International will grip world sales, pinch WME Independent handling home sales.

Fanning stars arsenic Catherine nan Great successful Tony McNamara’s Hulu deed bid “The Great,” a domiciled that has garnered her a raft of nominations astatine nan Emmy Awards, arsenic good arsenic nan Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards, among others.

Abbott’s credits see Hulu’s acheronian comedy mini-series “Catch-22″ for which he was nominated astatine nan Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards, among others. He’ll adjacent beryllium seen successful Yorgos Lanthimos’ anticipated adjacent movie “Poor Things.”

Tereszkiewicz is simply a rising French prima who won this year’s Cesar Award for champion female newcomer for her capacity successful “Forever Young.” Her astir caller film, “Rosalie,” will premiere astatine this year’s Cannes Film Festival successful Un Certain Regard.

Mintz is represented by Exile Entertainment, WME, Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof and Fishman; Fanning by UTA, Echo Lake Entertainment and Hansen Jacobson; Abbott by WME, Entertainment 360 and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern and Tereszkiewicz by Echo Lake Entertainment and Agence Adequat.

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