Bruno Coulais is attached to score the upcoming French crime comedy La Daronne. The film is directed by Jean-Paul Salome (Adventures of Arsene Lupin) and stars Isabelle Huppert. The movie is based on Hannelore Cayre’s novel of the same title and  follows a French-Arabic translator working for the anti-drug squad in Paris. Salome and Cayre co-wrote the screenplay. Kristina Larsen (Farewell, My Queen, Diary of a Chambermaid) is producing the project for Les Films du Lendemain, alongside Jean-Baptiste Dupont (Point Blank, Me, Myself and Mum) for La Boetie Films. Coulais and Salome have previously collaborated on several features, including 2001’s Belphegor: Phantom of the Louvre and 2008’s Female AgentsLa Daronne is starting principal photography this week in Paris. A release in French theaters in 2019 is expected. (Variety)

Coulais (Coraline, The Crimson Rivers, Winged Migration, The Chorus) also has the French comedy Pure as Snow (Blanche-Neige) coming up. The film is written and directed by Anne Fontaine (Coco Before Chanel, Adore) and stars Isabelle Huppert, Lou de Laâge, Benoît Poelvoorde, Vincent Macaigne, Charles Berling, Jonathan Cohen, Damien Bonnard and Pablo Pauly. The movie, which is inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s tale of Snow White is produced by Eric & Nicolas Altmayer (In the House, Saint Laurent) and Philippe Carcassonne (My Worst Nightmare, The Girl from Monaco). Coulais has previously scored Fontaine’s 2014 movie Gemma BoveryPure as Snow will be released in French theaters in 2019.