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Caleb Landry Jones to Star in Luc Besson’s Comeback Movie ‘DogMan’ (Exclusive)

Caleb Landry Jones to Star in Luc Besson’s Comeback Movie ‘DogMan’ (Exclusive)

Caleb Landry Jones, who won best actor at last year’s Cannes for “Nitram,” is set to play the lead in Luc Besson’s “DogMan.”

Besson penned “DogMan” and will direct it, on top of producing via his banner Lbp. EuropaCorp, the company founded by Besson and now owned by New York-based Vine Alternative, is co-producing the movie.

“DogMan” is expected to enter production in May and will be shot mainly in France and the U.S. The film tells the sprawling story of a child, bruised by life, who grows to find his salvation through the love of his dogs.

Producers are Virginie Besson-Silla, who produced Besson’s last five films including “Lucy” as well as Guy Ritchie’s “Revolver,” and Steve Rabineau, who joined Lbp in 2019 after a successful career as a top agent at WME for over three decades.

Before his laureled performance in Justin Kurzel’s “Nitram,

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