Veteran French actor Gerard Depardieu is shooting a film in Paris for the first time since he sparked a huge outcry by leaving France for tax reasons and taking Russian nationality.
In an exclusive interview with AFP, the 64-year-old film star said he did not move out of the country to escape the taxman but to flee "the way governments use the money they take." ...
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Kicking Back Comments: While I have no public comment of the reasons for Depardieu's departure from France, I am excited (yes excited) to see this movie. I have great respect for Jules Rimet and am curious to see how they portrait one of the greatest men in The Game.
I expect it will be a straight to BluRay deal, and out in time for the 2014 Jules Rimet World Cup.