Kirsten Dunst is to play historical French icon MARIE ANTOINETTE in
director Sofia Coppola's first film since her critically acclaimed LOST IN
The period movie will start shooting at the Palace of Versailles in France
later this week (ends11MAR05).
JASON SCHWARZMAN, who is Coppola's cousin, will play Marie Antoinette's
husband KING LOUIS XVI. Other cast members include Rip Torn, Steve Coogan, Asia
ARGENTO and Marianne Faithful.
Dunst previously starred in Coppola's debut The Virgin Suicides.