Cannes Opener 'Grace of Monaco,' Starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, May Seek New Stateside Distributor

Cannes Opener 'Grace of Monaco,' Starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Kelly, May Seek New Stateside Distributor
Well, it looks like Harvey Weinstein hasn't worked his Oscar wiles on filmmaker Olivier Dahan, who directed Marion Cotillard to an Oscar in "La Vie en Rose." The American distributor had wanted to craft another Oscar contender. But the French director likes his own final cut--which is opening the Cannes Film Festival on May 14. If TWC drops the release, the producers of the Nicole Kidman biopic, Arash Amel and Pierre-Ange Le Pogam, may be in search of a new stateside distributor. It is not mentioned in any of Weinstein's advance Cannes email pitches so far.  There's two ways to look at this. Weinstein knows what it takes to craft a movie that will play for the Hollywood Foreign Press --a small group that votes for the Golden Globes--as well as 6000 Academy voters. (Kidman has nabbed eight Golden Globes nominations against three Oscar nods.) This situation brooks comparison with Simon Curtis's 2011 "My Week with Marilyn,
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