Paris-basedFreshline Production has announced a slate of films set for production laterthis year including the next feature from Dead Weight director FredericForestier.
Forestier hassigned to direct One Man Show, a black comedy set in the media world.Forestier is currently in post-production on comedy Les Parrainsstarring Gerard Lanvin, Gerard Darmon and the late Jacques Villeret.
One Man Show is currently in development with a scriptset to be ready at the end of the year.
Slated to beginshooting in October is Docteur X starring Olivier Marchal whohas justhad a big hit directing 36, Quai Des Orfevres for Gaumont. Arnaud Dupreywill handle directing and script duties on Docteur X about apsychiatrist cast aside by the medical profession who becomes a doctor to Parisnight dwellers.
The Euros 4million film will also star Elina Lowensohn, Armelle Deutsch, Francis Renaud,Dominique Betenfeld and Belgian singer Arno.
Also on deck is HansEt Gus Font Du Bateau by La Saoule director Michel Sibra and writtenby the director with Gilbert Kelner. Sharing the lead roles are Michel Serraultand Charles Aznavour as two patients recently released from a Polishpsychiatric hospital after 40 years of confinement.
The film isco-produced with France's Cinemarket Prod and Germany's Innercircle Films.Katja Riemann also stars. Shooting is set to begin in Germany and Poland inAugust on a Euros 5m budget.
Freshline wascreated in 2001 by former film marketing executive and Slamdunk Films Europeanrepresentative Christophe Servell and attorney Michel Culang. The company hasseveral feature and short films currently in development.