Perez’s “Based on a True Story” to Screen at the Cannes Film Festival

Vincent Perez is headed to the French Riviera…

The Cannes Film Festival has just added new films to its Official Selection list, including Roman Polanski’s Based on a True Story, starring the 52-year-old half-Spanish actor.

Vincent Perez

Based on a True Story, which also stars Eva Green, will screen out of competition.

The film is based on the novel by Delphine de Vigan and was co-scripted by Olivier Assayas. It tells the story of a writer who gets involved with an obsessive admirer after the release of her latest book.

Meanwhile, Santiago Mitre’s La Cordillera has been added to the Un Certain Regard lineup.

The 36-year-old Argentine film director’s film centers on the president of Argentina, Hernán Blanco, who is facing a very important decision. He’s participating in a meeting between different state leaders, which takes place in La Cordillera. From there, in the middle of the Summit of Latin American presidents, he will have to be able to solve a very complicated personal matter that can affect both his private and public life.

The Cannes Film Festival will take place from May 17–28, 2017.

Pérez to Star in “The Price of Desire” with Shannyn Sossamon and Alanis Morissette

Vincent Pérez is about to learn the price of desire…

The 48-year-old part-Spanish actor has been cast in The Price of Desire, a biopic about legendary architect and designer Eileen Gray.

Vincent Pérez

Pérez, who was named one of People‘s 50 Most Beautiful People in the World in 1995, will portray Gray’s nemesis Le Corbusier. Shannyn Sossamon is set to portray Gray with Alanis Morissette set to play her lover.

The Mary McGuckian-directed film will tell the story of Gray, a pioneer of architecture’s Modern Movement, and her relationship with Le Corbusier.

It will also focus on the iconic E1027 Villa in Roquebrune Cap Martin, France and how it influenced and inspired a century of modern architecture.

Pérez film credits include The Crow: City of Angels, Queen of the Damned and Le bossu.