Date: 24th January 2005
Audrey Tautou has won the lead role in The Da Vinci Code.
The Amelie star, who is currently on screens in A Very Long Engagement, will play Sophie Neveu - the young French cryptologist assisting Professor Robert Langdon - played by Tom Hanks - in his investigation.
Jean Reno has also agreed to star in the film, playing detective Bezu Fache.
The film will be based on Dan Brown's best-selling book reports IMDb.com.
Filming is due to start later this year - with a predicted cinema release of May 2006.
Source: Press Release