A film about the life of Céline Dion by French comedian Valérie Lemercier will see the light of day in 2020, a production of 23 million French Gaumont studios, says Variety .
According to the specialized newspaper, the Quebec singer would have authorized the project and granted the rights of her songs to Gaumont.
The Power of Love would be freely inspired by Celine Dion’s life, from her birth and her childhood in a modest environment in Quebec in the 1960s, to her extraordinary rise to fame as a teenager, and her relationship with his late manager and husband, René Angélil.
In an interview about his film project in March 2018 at Europe 1, actress and director Valérie Lemercier confessed that she herself would embody the famous Quebec performer “from 5 to 55 years old”, and that she would be renamed for the opportunity “Aline God”.
M me Lemercier hinted lot of comedy elements, while saying is moved by an “incredible destiny.” She said she wanted to dwell on Celine Dion’s love for René Angélil, as well as her relationship with her mother, “two great people who made her”.
Movies featuring the celebrity journeys of the music scene are popular these days, including Bohemian Rhapsody on the late Freddie Mercury, Golden Globe’s Best Film, and Rocket Man on Elton John, which will be out soon. the screens.
Quoted by Variety and French media , Cécile Gaget of Gaumont argues that the film would be “in the vein of Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocket Man but, unlike these two films that were produced and distributed by majors, The Power of the love , a possible great success, will be accessible to independent distributors. “
According to the American media, the film would include the collaboration of choreographer Éric Martin, Cirque du Soleil.