Helen   May 16, 2019   0 Comments

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired Benjamin Millepied’s debut feature film “Carmen”, a modern-day reimagining of one of the world’s most celebrated operas that will be headlined by Jamie Dornan and Melissa Barrera, and produced by Dimitri Rassam

Millepied has assembled a strong creative team, including Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz (“Anna in the Tropics”) who is currently finalizing the shooting draft, and Oscar-nominated music composer Nicholas Britell (“Moonlight”, “Vice”) who will compose an original score. Carmen will also feature new songs by Britell and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Julieta Venegas.

Barrera will play the titular role of Carmen. Barrera is currently starring in Warners’ film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights”. Dornan, who is about to star in John Patrick Shanley’s “Wild Mountain Thyme”, will co-star as Aidan

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