Hoffman and Rickman Sniff ‘Perfume’

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The Hollywood Reporter has announced that Dustin Hoffman and Alan Rickman have been cast in the feature film adaptation of “Perfume: The Story of a Murderer,” the best seller written by Patrick Suskind.

The story will find Hoffman as Guiseppe Baldini, the perfume maker, and Rickman as Antoine, the merchant father of a young woman who becomes the subject of obsession for Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the central character in the film, to be played by British actor Ben Whishaw. Grenouille’s obsession turns to murder when he seeks to bottle the scent of the beautiful young virgin. The tale is set in 18th century Paris.

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