McDormand to join Penn in Place

Cannes 2010 - Frances McDormand is in advanced talks to star alongside Sean Penn in Paolo Sorrentino's next project, This Must Be The Place .

Il Divo helmer Sorrentino met Penn two years ago in Cannes, and it was recently confirmed that the two would collaborate on Place , which did the rounds on the Croisette this year and will be sold internationally by Pathe.

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The film follows an unstable rock star (Penn) who sets out to hunt down the Nazi who executed his father in a concentration camp.

Robet De Niro is also reportedly in talks for Place , which shoots from August in Dublin and the US.

Are you excited about this potential ensemble?