Trio Tapped for ‘The Last Chapter’


Malcolm McDowell, Pete Postlethwaite and Virginie Ledoyen are all three attached to star in the feature film adaptation of Rod On, Jr.’s upcoming second novel titled “Le Dernier Chapitre” a.k.a. “The Last Chapter.” Louis G. Friedman, Andre Rouleau Robert Levine, Rod On Jr., Mara Vardanya and Michael MacDonald are producing; a co-production between Remstar Corp and Leon Entertainment.

Set for publication March 2007 by Michel Lafon Publishing (Europe) and Warner Book, Inc. (US) “Le Dernier Chapitre” centers on a broken man who finds salvation in the arms of his best friend’s wife, but is she who she says she is? A decrepit business tycoon will do anything to protect his family and his empire. A repentant man cannot escape his past or the secret that threatens to tear his world apart. A scorned lover will stop at nothing to destroy what she once loved. In a world of great wealth and great power, boundaries give way and the lines between truth and lies blur the people you trust may not be what they say they are. Put your faith in the wrong person and there will be fatal consequences.

A rep at Leon Entertainment informed RopeofSilicon that negotiations are currently underway with Guy Pearce, Aaron Eckhart and Catherine Zeta-Jones, all three are in talks for the lead roles.

Filming is tenatively scheduled to begin January 2007 in Montreal, Toronto and Washington, DC.

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