Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre is in energetic negotiations to direct “Lady Chatterly’s Lover” for 3000 Pictures, led by Elizabeth Gabler.
“Life of Pi” scribe David Magee wrote the script.
Oscar nominee Laurence Mark and Pete Czernin and Graham Broadbent of Blueprint Pictures are producing.
Based on the traditional D.H. Lawrence novel, the story revolves across the lifetime of Lady Chatterley, a girl born to a lifetime of wealth and privilege, who quickly finds herself married to a person that she ultimately falls out of affection with. She engages in a torrid affair with a gamekeeper on their English property, discovering extra want and intimacy than she thought doable.
Lawrence’s risque novel has been tailored a number of occasions, together with a 1981 model with “Emmanuelle” star Sylvia Kristel and a less-explicit 2015 TV model with Richard Madden.
Marisa Paiva and Nikki Cooper are the executives overseeing the challenge for 3000 Pictures.
De Clermont-Tonnerre’s drama “The Mustang” premiered to acclaim on the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. She additionally helmed a number of episodes of the Emmy-winning “The Act” and most just lately labored on the FX restricted sequence “Mrs. America.”
As for Gabler and 3000 Pictures, the banner has been busy in current months since signing their new cope with the studio buying sought-after titles that embody “Where the Crawdads Sing” and “Nothing to See Here.” They additionally just lately set Johan Renck to direct and government produce the restricted sequence “Girl A.”
De Clermont-Tonnerre is repped by CAA, MGMT Entertainment and Rosalie Cimino at UBBA. Magee is repped by Lichter, Grossman, Nicholas, Adler, Feldman & Clark.