Haley Bennett First Image In Champagne Drama ‘Clicquot’ Revealed As WME Independent Sets EFM Sales Launch

Unique: wme independent has unveiled the first image of Haley Bennett in the upcoming 19th century champagne drama clickquote before starting the sale on the title european film market,

Bennett stars in the title role of Barbe-Nicole Ponsardin Clicquot, popularly known as France As the “Grand Dame of Champagne”.

This real-life historical figure broke with tradition to take over her late husband’s wine business in Reims in 1805 after being widowed at age 27.

Production, announced On Deadline is based on the 2008 novel Last Year The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled ItBy Tiller J Mazzio.

Filming took place in the French regions of Chablis and Reims last autumn.

Thomas Napper (jaw bone)Directed from a screenplay by Erin Dignam (land, submergence) and Christopher Monger (Temple Grandin,

Other previously announced cast includes tom sturridge(DC Comics and Netflixthe Sandman,Irma VP,Sam Riley(the upcoming hot-tempered, harmful), Leo Sutter (Netflix Vikings: Valhalla), and Anson Boone ( Pistol, 1917 ,

Christina Weiss Lurie ( persuasion) Produces with Bennett as executive producer along with Joe Wright and Jon Bernard.

Bennett recently completedLimit AndMagazine Dreams. her feature credits includeThe Rules Don’t Apply, Hillbilly Elegy, The Girl on the Train, The Equalizer, By AndswallowWhich won her Best Actress award at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The actress is represented by attorney Dave Feldman of WME, Tavistock Wood and Bretchen, Feldman, Bremer, Silver & Thompson. Sturds is represented by WME. Riley is represented by Tavistock Wood. Suter is represented by WME, Waring McKenna, and 3Arts. Boone is represented by CAA and Curtis Brown.