Producer Pierre-Ange Le Pogam and his Stone Angel production banner has acquired Arash Amel’s spec script “Grace of Monaco”, a film about actress Grace Kelly said to be along the same tone as “The King’s Speech” says The Hollywood Reporter.
The Philadelphia-born Kelly made her screen debut in the 50’s and quickly became famous for her roles in several famous films of that decade including “High Noon” and ” for an Oscar as best supporting actress for 1953’s Mogambo, and won the Academy Award as best actress in 1954’s The Country Girl ” along with a trio of films for Alfred Hitchcock – “Rear Window,” “Dial M for Murder” and “To Catch a Thief”.
Kelly was married to Prince Rainer of Monaco and retired from acting, living under strict rules laid down by Rainer. Kelly died after suffering a stroke and losing control of her car while driving in the twisty streets of Monaco in 1982
This film however will stick to a six month period in 1962 when Monaco got into a heated dispute with France and Kelly worked behind the scenes to save Monaco from a coup.