facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Barkin, Janssen set for 'Chameleon' roles

Feb. 17, 2009 at 4:20 PM   |   Comments

1 of 2
| License Photo
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Ellen Barkin and Famke Janssen have been cast in French director Jean Paul Salome's psychological thriller, "The Chameleon," The Hollywood Reporter said.

Co-starring Nick Stahl and Emilie de Ravin, the film will mark the English-language debuts of both Salome -- who co-wrote the script -- and French-Canadian actor Marc-Andre Grondin.

The movie is about what happens when a young man is reunited with his family after being positively identified in an unsolved missing-persons case, but suspicions arise about his true identity, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

The film is loosely based on a New Yorker article called "The Chameleon: The Many Lives of Frederic Bourdin," which was about an actual person who assumed at least 39 identities, three of them missing teens.

© 2009 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Molly Ringwald's daughter channels 'Sixteen Candles' character
2
Justin Bieber compares fender bender to Princess Diana's car crash
3
Uma Thurman addresses Quentin Tarantino dating rumors
4
Kanye West reveals his father was a paparazzo
5
Jenelle Evans balances 'Teen Mom 2' with homework
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback