Xavier Palud to Helm Blind Man for EuropaCorp

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xavierp - Xavier Palud to Helm Blind Man for EuropaCorpAmerica has long held a fascination with serial killers, and now it looks like France is taking a turn with Blind Man, which Xavier Palud (Ils [Them], The Eye) is set to direct for Luc Besson’s EuropaCorp, which also holds French distribution and international sales rights.

According to Variety Palud (pictured right) will be directing Lambert Wilson (Sahara, Of Gods and Men) and Jacques Gamblin (The First Day of the Rest of Your Life, Safe Conduct), both of whom are attached to star in the film, which was scripted by writer-director Eric Besnard (Ca$h) from an original idea by Besson.

Palud’s third feature, which goes into production in early September in Paris, has Gamblin as a solitary cop investigating a cold case. He suspects that a blind man (Wilson) is the killer, sparking a battle of wits.

We’re not sure if this one is more thriller or horror, but as soon as we learn more, assuming it’s Dread worthy, so will you!

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