film

the vision of the film

a hollywood production relased in theaters throughout the world

To entertain and inspire audiences of every age, race and creed by the life of this amazing man

To touch hearts with a powerful, positive true story of faith, hope and love

To rekindle the passion of priests and religious for their call

To inspire vocations

To give glory to God through his saints

dream cast

Hugh Jackman
Lead role:
JEAN-MARIE VIANNEY

Description: Male, 30’s-40’s: Clumsy, fragile and selfless French priest with an unshakeable passion for the glory of God.

Featured Actor: Hugh Jackman

Other possibilities: Cristoph Waltz, Ralph Fiennes, Mathieu Amalric,Mel Gibson, Ryan Gosling, Christian Bale, Joseph Gordon Levitt, Edward Norton, Gaspard Ulliel, Vincent Cassel, Jim Caveziel, Gary Sinise, Viggo Mortensen

Gerard Depardieu
SUPPORTING ROLE:
PIERRE MAYNARD

Description: Male, 40’s-60’s: Well-meaning but ultimately spiteful and manipulative barkeep.

Featured Actor: Gerard Depardieu

Other possibilities: Vincent Cassel, Jean Reno

Marion Cotillard
SUPPORTING ROLE:
THE DEVIL (aka THE GRAPPIN)

Description: Female: Wrathful and seductive demon full of disgust and jealousy for those close to God.

Featured Actor: Marion Cotillard

Other possibilities: Anne Hathaway, Eva Green, Audrey Tatou, Helena Bonham Carter, Nicole Kidman

Ralph Fiennes
SUPPORTING ROLE:
VICAR

Description: Male, 40’s-60’s: Pampered authority-figure in the Catholic Church, otherwise fairly plain, unassuming and well intentioned.

Featured Actor: Ralph Fiennes

Other possibilities: Liam Neeson, Christopher Plummer

Lea Seydoux
SUPPORTING ROLE:
CATHERINE LASSAGNE

Description: Female, Teen’s-20’s: Young, restless girl drawn to Vianney’s selfless ideals. Helps out in the church.

Featured Actor: Lea Seydoux

Other possibilities: Melanie Laurent, Elizabeth Olson, Lola Creton

Anouk Aimee
SUPPORTING ROLE:
MADESMOISELLE DES GARET

Description: Female: Female, 50’s-70’s: Philanthropic and traditional-minded woman from aristocratic wealth; a figurehead in the village.

Featured Actor: Anouk Aimee

Other possibilities: Judy Dench, Maggie Smith, Juliette Binoche, Jennifer Connelly, Annette Bening, Helen Mirren

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