Mia Wasikowsa to play Madame Bovary in new adaptation

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Mia Wasikowska is fast becoming the go-to girl girl for literary adaptations, and she's now set to follow Alice In Wonderland and Jane Eyre with Madame Bovary .

Variety is reporting that the Australian actress is set to play Emma, the Madame Bovary of the title, in a new adaptation of Gustave Flaubert's classic realist novel, which will be directed by Cold Souls ' Sophie Barthes.

Paul Giamatti (who starred in Souls ) is in line to play Monsieur Homais, the town apothecary and a key player in the events that unfold.