Wonderful news for those of you cherishing fond memories of their Phantom of the Opera phase (you know who you are): There's not one but two TV adaptations of the original, turn-of-the-century novel currently in the works. Dueling Phantoms! Double the Phantom! Now with more musical menace than ever!
Marion Cotillard's Dior handbag commercial was released online today — and it manages to cram a whole lot of plot into 6 1/2 minutes. Cotillard worked with her La Vie En Rose director, Olivier Dahan, much as Audrey Tautou recently worked with Jean-Pierre Jeunet for Chanel. [Times of London]
Jean-Pierre Jeunet — who, of course, directed Tautou in the film that made her famous in the Anglophone world, Amélie, and then again in A Very Long Engagement - spent three weeks working on the ad last year. It's got Jeunet's trademark confused sense of time — the Orient Express train Tautou rides with male model…