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Pierce Brosnan's Louis XIV Fantasy Drama Gets Release Date

August 16, 2014 (2:17 am) GMT
Paramount acquires the distribution rights to 'The Moon and the Sun' which tells the story about an aging king in search of immortality.
Pierce Brosnan's Louis XIV Fantasy Drama Gets Release Date

-starrer "" has landed at Paramount Pictures. The historical fantasy about Louis XIV will have a wide release on April 10, 2015.

King Louis XIV (Brosnan) is determined to protect the future of France by reigning for all eternity. His search for immortality leads him to capture and steal the life force from a mermaid (), but soon his 18-year-old illegitimate daughter () discovers the mystical creature and strikes up a friendship with her.

The story is based on a novel by fantasy author Vonda N. McIntyre who won the prestigious Nebula Award in 1997 for the work. Sean McNamara directed the film from a script by Laura Harrington.

Made on a budget of $40 million, the movie was shot at Docklands studio, Melbourne, Australia. "I knew if we could get the reality set by shooting in Versailles, we could cheat the rest by stepping from one door in Versailles through another door in Melbourne," producer Bill Mechanic said.

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