audrey.jpgThe news is in - everyone's favourite French actress (or at least mine after she starred in Amelie) Audrey Tautou is to play Coco Chanel in a new biopic on the legendary designer. Variety reports that the actress was the only choice for the $15 million film which will focus on the life of Chanel before that suit and perfume. There are a few Chanel projects floating around at the moment but there's no denying the fact that this one has the edge with it's cute well-known lead actress. However as much as Tautou may resemble her protagonist, is she too sugary sweet to portray a woman who spent her teenage years in an orphanage and is known for having many illicit affairs? Only time will tell.

Check out the stars at the recent Chanel cruise show.

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