Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci join Pattinson in Bel Ami

Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci have signed on to join Robert Pattinson in Bel Ami.

 

The story centres on a young man played by Pattinson in 1890s Paris who seduces his way to wealth and fame from a poor beginning. Sex and celebrity feature heavily in de Maupassant’s novel and the big screen adaptation will also include turns from Holly Grainger, Philip Glenister and Colm Meaney.

 

The story will be adapted by Rachel Bennette from Guy de Maupassant novel of the same name.