Sofia Coppola’s “Beguiled” Begins Production

Production has officially begun in Louisiana on filmmaker Sofia Coppola’s remake of the Clint Eastwood-led “The Beguiled” for Focus Features.

Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst and Elle Fanning star in the film which is set in a girls school in the state of Virginia in 1864 while the Civil War rages.

The girls have been sheltered from the outside world until one day a wounded Union soldier is discovered nearby and taken in.

Oona Laurence, Emma Howard, Angourie Rice and Addison Riecke join the cast. Coppola adapted the script from Thomas Cullinan’s original novel of the same name.

Focus has also announced that the film will get a release in select cities on June 23rd 2017 ahead of a wide expansion on June 30th 2017. A global rollout will take place around the same time.

Source: Focus Features