20 September 2012 7:46 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

Roman Polanski will direct the film version of the Broadway play Venus in Fur, a dark comedy about an actress auditioning before the director of an erotic play.

The show, written by David Ives, earned star Nina Arianda a best actress Tony Award this year for her role as Vanda, a seemingly naïve and desperate actress trying to win over the aloof show director, played by Hugh Dancy. (Both are pictured to the left.)

Polanski, however, has other actors in mind for his film — and a different language, too.

The Chinatown and Rosemary’s Baby director intends to make his Venus in Fur in French, »

- Anthony Breznican

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