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Christopher Webster [Celluloid 06.29.15] scifi drama



Transgressive French director Claire Denis (Trouble Everyday, White Material) is making her English language debut with a space drama that is said to "take place beyond the solar system in a future time that nevertheless feels like the present."

Denise has teamed up with English novelist Zadie Smith and her husband Nick Laird who will write the screenplay for the project that comes from an original idea conceived by Denis and her writing partner Jean-Pol Fargeau.

Hard science fiction nerds will be happy hear that this female power-team has also brought in an interesting group to help on the project including astrophysicist Aurélien Barrau, a specialist in black holes and cosmology, artist Olafur Eliasson and musician Stuart Staples, who wrote tracks for White Material and another Denis project, The Intruder.

More as it comes, folks!

Via: Empire

Recommended Release: White Material (Criterion)





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