Cosmetics pioneer Helena Rubinstein biopic in the works

Cosmetics pioneer Helena Rubinstein biopic in the works

The lifetime of iconic 20th century businesswoman and cosmetics pioneer Helena Rubinstein will likely be introduced as a function film, “Helena,” by Studiocanal Australia.

“Helena” is produced by Anthony Waddington (“The Eye of the Storm”) and Marcus Gillezeau (“Storm Surfers 3D”) with a screenplay by Katherine Thomson (“Answered by Fireplace”).

Rubinstein was a pioneering Polish-Australian-American businesswoman who beat the males of Wall Road at their very own recreation, and oversaw an empire with booming salons in London, Paris, Melbourne and New York. She was additionally a famous art-collector and philanthropist. The movie is ready in 1928 when she is confronted with a alternative of giving up management of her empire or dropping her marriage with Edward Titus, and her kids.

No forged, price range or worldwide companions have been disclosed. Producers say that manufacturing will start in 2019.

“Helena” is the first mission to be developed by way of the Studiocanal Cultivator Fund, a money pool meant to assist Australian and New Zealand tales attain worldwide audiences. Growth is carried out in affiliation with Scripted Ink, a non-profit group that incubates Australian writers.

“’Helena’ is an inspirational story of a real social and entrepreneurial trailblazer whose worldwide legacy continues to at the present time,” stated Greg Denning, Studiocanal’s head of gross sales & acquisitions, and improvement supervisor.

French-based group Vivendi’s Studiocanal established Studiocanal Australia in July 2012 when it acquired Hoyts Distribution.

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