While Alfred Hitchcock gets the biopic treatment in not one, but two films this year, it’s time for one of his leading ladies to get her own Hollywood drama. Grace Kelly, the star of his classics Dial M For Murder, Rear Window and To Catch of Thief, will receive just that thanks to La vie en rose director Olivier Dahan.
With shooting underway, we’ve got the first still from Grace of Monaco, presumably from a promotional photoshoot. Sent in by a reader, below one can see Kidman in full Kelly form with her overall look, including hairstyle and outfit. It doesn’t look far too removed from any normal photo of the Australian actress, but its nice to know that they seemed to have nailed the glitzy look of this star.
Scripted by Arash Amel, the film centers on Kelly’s behind-the-scenes moves to prevent war between France and Monaco. Not by combat or espionage, but through a series of discussions which convinced their President, Charles de Gaulle, six months to let tax reforms be worked out. The ensemble also includes Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Robert Lindsay, Paz Vega, Geraldine Somerville, Tim Roth, Frank Langella, Parker Posey and Milo Ventimiglia, and the still can be seen below.
Update: Photo removed at the request of WHO Magazine, but one can see other photos here.
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