Maybe best known as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter movies, actor Alan Rickman has once again turned his attentions toward directing, and will release his latest feature film A Little Chaos this spring. The movie marks his second time behind the camera following 1997's The Winter Guest. He also wrote A Little Chaos, working alongside Alison Deegan and Jeremy Brock. The first trailer debuted earlier today.
Starring Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, Stanley Tucci and Alan Rickman himself, A Little Chaos follows Sabine, a strong-willed landscape designer who challenges sexual and class barriers when she is chosen to build one of the main gardens at King Louis XIVs new palace at Versailles. This causes her to become professionally and romantically entangled with the courts renowned landscape architect André Le Notre (Schoenaerts).
A Little Chaos was picked up by Focus Features during its world premiere at TIFF. The film is produced by Gail Egan and Andrea Calderwood via their Potboiler Productions banner, and Bertrand Faivre via The Bureau production banner. Executive Producers of the project are Zygi Kamasa, Guy Avshalom, Nick Manzi, Christine Langan, Ray Cooper, Norman Merry, and Richard Wolfe. You can check out the first footage here: