Cohen Media Group picks up Gilles Legrand film

Will release 'You Will Be My Son' in U.S. next year, sets remake

Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. distribution rights and English-language remake rights to Gilles Legrand’s French family drama “You Will Be My Son” (“Tu Seras Mon Fils”). starring Niels Arestrup, Lorant Deutsch and Patrick Chesnais.

The film, directed, co-produced and co-written by Legrand, is scheduled for a theatrical release in 2013. Arestrup plays a demanding winemaker who, unsatisfied with the prospect of his son taking over his vineyard, opts for the son of his steward.

Charles Cohen will produce the remake, which will be set in California wine country and star American actors. Charles S. Cohen will also produce the film.

The French movie was shot in the region of Saint Emilion at the Chateau Clos Fourtet.

Cohen Media acquired a pair of titles that screened at Toronto: Costa-Gavras’ “Capital” and Ziad Doueiri’s “The Attack.”

Charles Cohen launched Cohen Media in 2008 and served as an exec producer on “Frozen River.” Projects released include “Farewell My Queen,” “The Awakening,” “Madoff,” “My Afternoons With Margueritte” and “Oranges and Sunshine.”

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