" I will have still lived a sacred containment ! When I think back on the two months that I have come to live, I still find it hard to believe, " says Diane Ducret. On the 26th of march last, the writer of 37 years has, indeed, learned that her latest novel (La Dictatrice, published by Flammarion at the end of January) was of interest to several production houses in the us. "I found myself discussing, since my living room in my pajamas and by videoconference, with representatives of the company of George Clooney, but also the producer of Brad Pitt and the promoters of the series House of Cards ", rigole-t-it. "All were trying to convince me to let them have the rights to my novel. I had the vertigo ", adds the writer who praises the talent of the negotiators of its agents, Rosalie Cimino and Joe Cohen. In the Face of the influx of applications, they leave up to the auction. And it is finally Stacey Sher, a producer of Quentin Tarantino, which wins the bet to an amount held in secret. "The offer is in the six figures," gliding Anna Pavlowitch, president, editions Flammarion.
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In this story, which begins in 2023 and ending in 2045, Diane Ducret tells the life of a female politician expected to become Chancellor in Germany. © DRCompte view of the richness of the plot, who narrates the political ascension of a woman "bossy" on the background of the global economic crisis, and this in the near future, the book will be transposed in the series. If the number of episodes, the writers of the adaptation, such as the name of the director are not yet known at this stage, the casting is already underway. "We have a pretty good idea of the actress who should play Dawn Henry, but we will not disclose his name when the contract will be signed," emits Diane Ducret. It is the television network of the Fox (FX), a subsidiary of Disney, which will broadcast the series. The writer, has recently become the new face of the brand, Mont-Blanc, will assume the role of executive producer. Even Marc Levy, whose first novel, And if it was true, had been acquired by Steven Spielberg had not obtained this privilege for the movie Just Like Heaven, produced by Mak Walters in 2005.
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