Magazine article Variety

Sylvia Hoeks Toplines Kristel Biopic

Magazine article Variety

Sylvia Hoeks Toplines Kristel Biopic

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DUTCH ACTRESS Sylvia Hoeks, who gained international recognition as Luv in "Blade Runner 2049," is attached to play "Emmanuelle" star Sylvia Kristel in a feature directed by Michael R. Roskam ("Bullhead," "The Drop").

Inspired by Kristel's life, the untitled drama is set up at Bart van Langendonck's Brusselsbased Savage Film, producer of Roskam's Oscar-nominated debut "Bullhead" and Robin Pront's first feature, "The Ardennes," another Flemish noir.

Shooting in France, Netherlands, Belgium and Los Angeles, the film will focus on Kristel's iconic career in the '70s and '80s when the huge success of the "Emmanuelle" films stood in stark contrast to her troubled personal life, a press statement said.

Onscreen in the "Emmanuelle" roles, Kristel often projected composure and mystery. …

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