PARIS — Paramount Classics has picked up rights in all English-speaking territories to “And Now … Ladies and Gentlemen,” written and directed by Claude Lelouch.
French-lingo feature, Lelouch’s 38th, stars Jeremy Irons, Patricia Kaas, Alessandra Martines, Thierry Lhermitte and Claudia Cardinale in what Lelouch describes as “a love story between a man and a woman who have had it with love.” Pic bows in France May 29.
Par will release the film in both subtitled and dubbed versions, with the five principal actors dubbing themselves into English, according to Lelouch’s publicist.
Lensed on location in Morocco, England and Paris, pic is a romance-cum-thriller with elements of musical comedy, detective story and the supernatural.
Lelouch, who won two Oscars and the Palme d’Or at Cannes for “A Man and a Woman,” negotiated the deal for his company, Les Films 13.