Biopic about Céline Dion : find out which actor will embody René Angelil – Gala

Entertainment 12 December, 2017


In the midst of writing Dis-moi Céline, a biopic dedicated to Celine Dion, Valérie Lemercier has revealed the identity of the actor who will play the role of the late René Angelil.

Celine Dion and Rene Angelil will be together again… on the big screen. On December 9, Valérie Lemercier announced, to general surprise, that she was working on a new film project, namely, a biopic devoted to Celine Dion. “I wrote Dis-moi Céline, that I will from next autumn, said she to the Parisian. This will be a funny movie. I will ask his permission to Céline, but I think it has a lot of humour and derision. “Besides, it will be not only the director, but will also the main character of the film : “I’ll play Celine from 8 to 50 years” . And appoint the comedian chose to represent the husband of the star quebec, died on 14 January 2016 : “Jérôme Commandeur will be René.”

Invited to the microphone of Hello France, presented by Daphné Bürki on Europe 1 Jerome Commandeur took the opportunity to confirm its participation in the biopic, for which filming is expected to begin at the end of the year 2018. “She is in the process of writing it and, a priori, I am René, in effect , “he said, before bragging about its similarities with the late father René-Charles and little Eddy and Nelson :” I have almond-shaped eyes like him because I think he was syrian-lebanese. “It remains to know now that composed the rest of the cast.

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