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Sometimes, it’s not easy being a former James Bond. Pierce Brosnan made a movie, titled The Moon And The Sun, with Academy Award winner William Hurt, and Paramount Pictures has just cancelled its imminent release. It would have been Brosnan’s first film since the triple 2014 disappointment of The Love Punch, The November Man and A Long Way Down.
Directed by Sean McNamara (Field Of Lost Shoes), The Moon And The Sun is based on the award-winning 1997 novel of the same name by Vonda N. McIntyre. The story brings together elements of science fiction and historical romance, to tell the tale of the Sun King, King Louis Xiv (Brosnan) in 17th Century France, and his quest for immortality.
Seeking endless youth, he dispatches representatives to capture endangered sea monsters, rumoured to provide eternal life. Father Yves de la Croix (Benjamin Walker) returns with two – one dead and one alive. »
- Sarah Myles
Paramount has pulled The Moon and the Sun from its release schedule.
Based on the award winning novel by Vonda McIntyre, the adventure film was due to be released on April 10.
The film stars Pierce Brosnan as King Louis Xiv, whose quest for immortality leads him to capture and steal the life force of a mermaid, which his daughter ends up befriending.
Sean McNamara directed the film, which is yet to be assigned a new release date.
2 items from 2015
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