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Roman Polanski to Adapt Venus in Fur

PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 25:  Director Roman Polanski arrives at the 36th French Cesar film awards ceremony at Theatre du Chatelet on February 25, 2011 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Though he's not able to actually visit Broadway, it seems that Roman Polanski remains a dedicated fan of the Great White Way. The filmmaker has announced that he'll follow his last film, Carnage, with another theatrical adaptation: Venus in Fur, which he co-scripted with playwright David Ives. Nina Arianda recently won the Tony for the play, which sets up a power play between a director and auditioning actress; Polanski has cast his wife Emmanuelle Seigner in Arianda's role, with Louis Garrel set opposite her.

Photo: Francois Durand/2011 Getty Images