36 heures à tuer for Joey Starr
by Fabien Lemercier
10/10/2013 - The actor and rapper will star in a detective comedy by Tristan Aurouet, filming in November. An LGM production sold by EuropaCorp
According to our information, the 12 weeks of filming of the third feature by Tristan Aurouet will begin mid-November: 36 heures à tuer. The director of Narco (2004) and Blind Valley [+see also:
film profile] (2011) will be able to count on Joey Starr (photo – nominated for the César 2012 for Best Actor in a Supporting Role in Polisse [+see also:
film profile], appreciated in Locarno in Une autre vie [+see also:
film profile] by Emmanuel Mouret - to be released on January 22, 2014 – and also in theatres next year for Colt 45 by Fabrice du Welz), Manu Payet (Radiostars [+see also:
film profile]) and Alice Belaïdi.
Written by Matthieu Le Naour, Alexandre Coquelle, Romain Lévy and Mathieu Oullion, the screenplay is still kept a secret by the production team who so far only released it would be a detective comedy.
Produced by Cyril Colbeau-Justin and Jean-Baptiste Dupont for LGM Cinéma, 36 heures à tuer benefits from coproductions by TF1 Films Production, Orange Studio, EuropaCorp (which will handle the French distribution and international sales) and Belgian company Nexus Factory. Pre-purchased by Canal+, Ciné+, Canal+ Afrique, 13ème Rue and TF1, the film will be shot in Paris, around the capital and in the South of France.
LGM recently produced (with Rectangle) Me Myself and Mum [+see also:
film profile] by Guillaume Gallienne (the hilarious revelation of the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes – read the review – to be released in France on November 20) and coproduced another title discovered in Cannes: Blood Ties [+see also:
film profile] by Guillaume Canet (review – to be released in France on October 30). Their post-production line-up features the thriller Mea Culpa by Fred Cavayé (read the article – February 14, 2014) and the comedy C'est compliqué by duo Manu Payet - Rodolphe Lauga (with the former also in the cast with Anaïs Demoustier – March 20, 2014).
(Translated from French)