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Haley Bennett in talks to star in ‘Resistance’

Haley Bennett

The American actress and singer, Haley Bennett who gained acclaim for ‘The Magnificent Seven’ and ‘The Girl on Train’ is in negotiations to star in renowned mime artiste, Marcel Marceau’s biopic named ‘Resistance’. The Hollywood movie will showcase the involvement of Marceau in the French Resistance during World War II and his life.

Haley Bennett

If the reports are to be believed then the actress will be joining Jesse Eisenberg, who shall be playing the role of Marceau in the project.The German star and one of Germany’s most successful actors, Matthias Schweighofer is also in talks to be seen in the film which will be directed by writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz. We believe this one is making it to the list of best Hollywood movies already! Check out the list of Hollywood films slated to release this year here if you haven’t had.

Matthias is expected to play the role of SS commander Klaus Barbie. For those who don’t know Barbie was personally appointed by Adolf Hitler to dismantle the entire French Resistance. He also reserved a particular hatred for the orphans Marceau and his group was taking to safety.

Haley Bennett


Claudine Jakubowicz, Dan Maag, and Carlos Garcia de Paredes will be jointly producing the movie. Jakubowicz said that Haley is a true artiste, someone who immediately understood the character. ‘‘Emma’ is the reason the lives of hundreds of children were saved. I cannot wait to capture the fury of Haley’s beautiful soul embodying the heroism of the French Resistance”, he further added. The year 2018 is going to treat us with some exciting and thrilling new English Movies. If you too are a Hollywood enthusiast like us then keep following our website for Hollywood updates and Hollywood movie reviews!

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