Dec 28, 2010

Diane Kruger Says "Farewell, My Queen"

Actress Diane Kruger has been cast as 'Marie Antoinette', in director Benoit Jacquot‘s upcoming adaptation of author Chantal Thomas’ novel, “Farewell, My Queen.”

Cast also includes Lea Seydoux and Gerard Depardieu :

"...A woman whose function was to read books aloud to 'Marie Antoinette' is haunted by the memory of her last days at the French court of Versailles, when Louis XVI’s magnificent palace succumbed to the irrepressible forces of revolution. Now exiled in Vienna, 'Madame Agathe-Sidonie Laborde' looks back twenty-one years to the legendary opulence of Versailles and, overcome with nostalgia and remorse, discovers the full measure of her fascination with the Queen she served..."

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