Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre in talks to direct Lady Chatterley's Lover
Life of Pi writer David Magee has adapted the 1928 DH Lawrence novel into a script
The Mustang director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre is in negotiations to helm the adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover for production company 3000 Pictures.
Life of Pi writer David Magee has adapted the 1928 DH Lawrence novel into a script. The story centres on Lady Chatterley, a rich woman married to a man that she eventually falls out of love with. She engages in a torrid affair with a gamekeeper on their English estate, discovering more desire and intimacy than she thought possible.
The novel has been previously adapted into a movie in 1981, starring Sylvia Kristel, and a 2015 TV version featuring Richard Madden.
Laurence Mark along with Blueprint Pictures' Pete Czernin and Graham Broadbent is producing the upcoming project. Marisa Paiva and Nikki Cooper are overseeing the project for 3000 Pictures.