Celine Dion biopic 'The Power of Love' announced
French studio Gaumont is working on a USD 23 million film about Canadian singer Celine Dion, named 'The Power of Love.'
The singer and her record company have authorised the project and given rights to her songs.
To be directed by Valerie Lemercier, the film will see Lemercier star as the singer as well. Edouard Weil at Rectangle Productions, the Paris-based banner behind 'Climax,' is producing the film in association with Laurent Zeitoun and Caramel Films.
According to reports, the film chronicles Dion's life from her birth and upbringing in Quebec in the 1960s to her extraordinary rise to fame as a teenager, and also her relationship with her manager and husband René Angélil.