Rewarded by the Male Interpretation Prize at the last Cannes Film Festival, thanks to “Nitram”, Caleb Landry Jones will be the headliner of “DogMan”, Luc Besson’s next production due to start shooting in May.
Three years after the release of Anna, Luc Besson is preparing to make his comeback behind the camera. According to Variety, the director will start shooting his twentieth feature film in May: DogMan. A drama for which he wrote the screenplay and which will feature a boy broken by life finding his salvation thanks to his love of dogs.
Produced by Luc Besson himself thanks to his company LBP, DogMan will also be co-produced by EuropaCorp, which now belongs to Vine Alternative. And the main role will be played by one of the sensations of the last Cannes Film Festival: Caleb Landry Jones.
Revealed by X-Men The Beginning, in which he played Banshee, the American actor seen recently in Finch alongside Tom Hanks had indeed won the Male Interpretation Award on the Croisette, last July, thanks to his performance in Nitram. The French release of which is scheduled for April 20 today.
Shortly before the start of filming of DogMan, which will take place between France and the United States. The release date has not yet been communicated, nor has the rest of the cast.
Anna having been shot in 2017, it should be noted that this is Luc Besson’s first project to emerge since the rape accusation issued against him by actress Sand Van Roy in May 2018, which resulted in a dismissal on December 9.