François Civil stars alongside Vicky Krieps, Romain Duris, Louis Garrel and 'The French Dispatch' actress Lyna Khoudri.
French-Algerian actress Lyna Khoudri is set to star in a new two-part adaptation of Alexandre Dumas’ classic French novel The Three Musketeers at Pathe Constantin Film and DeAPlaneta.
Khoudri will star opposite Civil as his love interest, taking on the role of Constance D’Artagnan, formerly Bonacieux.
Martin Bourboulon will direct both the adaption, The Three Musketeers – D’Artagnan and The Three Musketeers – Milady,which will be headlined by a mix of major talent and up-and-comers including, Francois Civil as D’Artagnan and Eva Green as Milady de Winter. The musketeers are Vincent Cassel as Athos, Pio Marmai as Porthos and Romain Duris as Aramis.
Also cast in the adaption are Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread) as Queen Anne of Austria, Louis Garrel (Little Women) as King Louis XIII, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Invisible Man, The Haunting of Hill House) as the Duke of Buckingham.
Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patellière wrote the script for both the films. It will be produced by Chapter 2 CEO Dimitri Rassam (The Little Prince) and Pathé, while M6 will serve as a co-producer on the project along with Germany’s Constantin Film and Spain’s DeAPlaneta. The two-part adaptation is budgeted at around $73m, and the new Three Musketeers films will be shot back-to-back at the end of this summer in France.
Lyna Khoudri first rose to prominence in her role as Nedjma in Mounia Meddour’s critically-acclaimed drama Papicha. She won the Orizzonti Award for Best Actress at the 74th Venice Film Festival for her work in the film, and she was also nominated in the César Award’s Most Promising Actress category.