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Eva Green Replaced by Diane Kruger in French Revolution Movie

Diane Kruger has taken over French actress Eva Green’s role of Marie Antoinette in the upcoming film adaptation of the Chantal Thomas novel Farewell, My Queen, Cinemablend.com is reporting. The movie, which is set to be directed by Benoit Jacquot and will also star Gerard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen and Lea Seydoux, will focus on the last days of the French Revolution. The film is expected to begin shooting in the spring.

‘Farewell, My Queen’ was supposed to be Green’s grand return to the film world after she won a BAFTA award for 2006’s ‘Casino Royale,’ in which she played Bond girl Vesper Lynd. The two main films she’s shoot since the Bond film, ‘Cracks’ and ‘Womb,’ have yet to be released.

Green’s next big project will be in Starz’s original television series, ‘Camelot,’ which is set to premiere on April 1, 2011. The series will be based on the Arthurian legend.

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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