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Van Gogh Biopic In The Works

28 September 2011 2:48 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Vincent considers who he'd cast as himself.

Painters don’t seem like the most fascinating subjects for the big screen- plenty of internalised angst and thinking about colours, not so much action – but there have been several high profile exceptions. Ed Harris’ Pollack and Selma Hayek’s Frida received critical acclaim and Oscar nominations, though didn’t exactly start a wave of painter biopics. Perhaps that will change, though, with an upcoming film about arguably the craziest (or most famously crazy) painter of them all, Vincent Van Gogh.

The film, creatively titled “Van Gogh”, is currently coming together under the guidance of Kalliope Films, producers of Hansel And Gretel In 3D. It will take the audience on a journey through the important locations of Van Gogh’s life, including France, The Netherlands and the UK. Kalliope’s CEO, Kira Madallo Sesay, says ‘We aim to tell his fascinating life’s »

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