Berenice Bejo Joins Robert Pattinson Drama ‘The Childhood of a Leader’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Berenice Bejo Joins Robert Pattinson Movie
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The film directed by Brady Corbet will shoot in November

Berenice Bejo will play the matriarch in the upcoming drama “The Childhood of the Leader,” Variety has learned.

Juliette Binoche was originally cast in the part, but had to drop out due to scheduling conflicts. The film, which focuses on the early years of a post-World War I ruler, is the directorial debut of actor Brady Corbet (“Simon Killer”) and co-stars Robert Pattinson and Tim Roth.

Bejo was nominated for a supporting actress Oscar for her breakout role in 2011’s “The Artist,” won the Cannes actress award for 2013’s “The Past” and reteamed with her husband-director, Michel Hazanavicius, in the 2014 war picture “The Search.”

Corbet co-wrote the script with Mona Fastvold. “The Childhood of a Leader” will begin shooting in November in Budapest.

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  1. msgramps says:

    Well said Cathy Duling……


    I Love to see Robert in any movie he want to act in, And Jennifer Lawrence nice. But Robert Pattinson is Kristen Stewart lover in real life, When will people see that? You can make up all the stories you want , You can not fine a woman that Robert Pattinson look at with so much love, She is his missing rib, his soulmate Robert said that he is married to Kristen Jaymes Stewart, she is the light of my soul. Robert and Kristen have a new born baby girl. The day the baby was born, She was flipping the bird like her mama. Her daddy is acting so shilly these days. He is so Happy.Google [HKN HAVEN SHIT HAPPEN ] and link all the OLD POST`S together. And look at it all. You have to stop liisting the media,..Robert and Kristen have not forgot how to talk. With the words coming from their mouths. Robert and Kristen are giving HKN HAVEN these private They want you to know the truth about them.

    • Cathy Duling says:

      Rob and Kristen have both been saying for years, they would like to keep their personal lives off limits. Why don’t you leave them alone?. Their lives are just that, THEIR lives. You are all despicable for putting all of this out for the public to read. If it were me, any respect I had for all of you would be gone. One should never ever share the secrets or personal lives of others. NEVER..I hit this page by accident and you have made me never want to come back. You Are All Despicable!!!

  3. joyce kelley says:

    I look forward to see this movie. It is fascinating to watch Robert Pattinson on screen, as Edward Cullen and as Rey.
    The only obstacle he needs to overcome is his fear of auditions.
    I’d like to see him do a romantic comedy with Jennifer Lawrence.

  4. enuma says:

    upgrade :))) so freshing. JB is so boring

    • Guest says:

      Boring? She is easily one of the best actors alives. What is a “fun” actor for you then, Pattinson? Oh lord, this generation is lost.

      Berenice is good but Juliette is a queen.

  5. Gem says:


    • John says:

      She’s hardly a downgrade. They’re probably on the same level and Bejo is a very talented actress. Have you even seen her work?

    • Dia says:

      With an Oscar nomination and a Cannes best actress award win, I hardly think she is a ‘downgrade’

      • Jake says:

        She is definitely not a downgrade. Berenice Bejo is almost as big a name as Marion Cotillard or Audrey Tautou. Binoche does not the same presence at the box office, she can’t carry a movie on her own anymore. And have you seen The Past? Bejo is great in it.

      • Guest says:

        Juliette Binoche is not a commercial name either lol

      • lulu says:

        Downgrade because she’s not a commercial name. No one knows her besides the Hollywood insiders.

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