MK2 boards Patrice Chereau's 'Persecution'

Film starts shooting in Paris next week

PARIS -- French film powerhouse MK2 has boarded Patrice Chereau's "Persecution" from producer Move Movie, the companies said Friday.

"Persecution," which begins shooting in Paris next week, stars Romain Duris, Charlotte Gainsbourg and Jean-Hughes Anglade in "a story of crazy love and emotional persecution," according to MK2.

The film is based on an original script by Chereau and Anne-Louise Trividic.

Next up for MK2 is "Diamond 13" starring Gerard Depardieu. The thriller is set for a January release date in Gaul.