Shia LaBeouf to star in Lars von Trier’s ‘Nymphomaniac’

Charlotte Gainsbourg,the actress of Trier's depression drama 'Antichrist',is playing the lead role.

Written by Agencies | Los Angeles | Published: August 9, 2012 5:15:18 pm

The Transformers’ star Shia LaBeouf is in talks to star in Lars von Trier’s ambitious erotic drama ‘Nymphomaniac’.

Trier,a controversial figure in world cinema,will begin filming the two-part erotic drama in September and will release two cuts of the project,one more sexually explicit,the Hollywood Reporter.

Charlotte Gainsbourg,the lead actress of Trier’s depression drama ‘Antichrist’,is playing the central role once again.

‘Nymphomaniac’ is von Trier’s his first movie since Melancholia,which made headlines around the world when the filmmaker joked aboug being a Nazi while promoting the film at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival. He quickly apologized but was banned from the festival.

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