Al Pacino is attached to play French artist Henri Matisse in “Masterpiece” for Escape Artists reports Variety.
Based on a true story, this follows Matisse’s relationship with his nurse Monique Bourgeois who was also his model and muse.
Deepa Mehta (“Water”) is attached to direct from a script by Donald Martin. Todd Black, Steve Tisch and Jason Blumenthal will produce. Casting will begin shortly for the two female leads.