Movies: Clicquot

Haley Bennett (The Rules Don't Apply, The Girl on the Train) will star in Clicquot, based on the 2008 book The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It  by Tilar J. Mazzeo, Deadline reported. Production began in the French regions of Chablis and Reims on October 24.

Directed by Thomas Napper (Jawbone) from a screenplay by writers Erin Dignam (Land, Submergence) and Christopher Monger (Temple Grandin), the film's cast also includes Tom Sturridge (The Sandman, Irma Vep), Sam Riley (upcoming Firebrand, Maleficent), Leo Suter (Vikings: Valhalla), and Anson Boon (Pistol, 1917). Christina Weiss Lurie (Persuasion) will produce alongside Bennett, with Joe Wright and John Bernard as EPs. 

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