The film will be based on the true story of 1940s serial killers Martha beck and Raymond Fernandez.

Producer Michael Gentile’s The Film is prepping the next project from Fabrice du Welz, Alleluia.

The Calvaire and Vinyan director is planning a road movie based on the true story of 1940s serial killers Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez. Du Welz has co-written the script with Vincent Tavier and has cast Beatrice Dalle (pictured), Bouli Lanners  and Virginie Efira. He will begin shooting in early 2011.

Also on Gentile’s upcoming slate is the Julie Delpy comedy Skylab, which Mars Distribution will release in France, and novelist Frederic Beigbeder’s directorial debut, L’Amour Dure Trois Ans.

Beigbeder is adapting from his own book of the same title and will begin shooting in 2011. Guillaume Gallienne stars in the comedy, which poses the idea that romantic relationships can really only last three years.

Gentile is also working on Syngue Sabour: Pierre De Patience, which will be adapted from the book by Atiq Rahimi, who will also direct. The project, about a woman’s struggles in Afghanistan, will shoot in Morocco and Kabul.  The Film is producing with Studio 37 in as a co-producer. Shooting will start at the end of the year on the Jean-Claude Carriere script