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Uma Thurman to Hook Up With Robert Pattinson in 'Bel Ami'

November 20, 2009 (10:09 am) GMT
The 'Kill Bill' actress will help the 'Twilight' actor in his effort to reach the top before becoming his wife in a movie based on Guy de Maupassant's short story.

has got his partner in upcoming film "" as has signed on to star opposite him in the drama film, which centers on a guy named Georges Duroy, played by Pattinson. The "" star is slated to play the wife of Duroy's friend, a woman who is extremely involved and connected in the goings-on of Parisian society. She will help Duroy in his ascent, and later become his wife.

Beside Thurman, British actress has also joined the cast ensemble. The 49-year-old star, who is best known for her role as Katharine Clifton in "The English Patient", will portray a socialite who falls for Duroy and becomes clingy in the process.

"Bel Ami", an adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's novel with the same name, is a morality tale centered on Georges Duroy, a man who rises to the top by manipulating a series of powerful and wealthy mistresses. Uberto Pasolini will serve as the producer, while Declan Donnellan is in the director seat. Rachel Bennette reportedly provided the script. Production is said to take place in London and Budapest starting from February 2010.

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