Amazon Studios has acquired U.S. and Canadian distribution rights to Annette, a musical drama to be directed by cult French figure Leos Carax, starring Adam Driver and Rihanna.
Rooney Mara was previously attached, but had to leave the project due to other commitments. The producers are now looking for another female lead
Driver is ending his run on HBO’s “Girls” and will appear in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”
He previously starred in “Paterson,” an acclaimed Jim Jarmusch drama that Amazon also released.