Neal Purvis and Robert Wade, who have co-written five James Bond movies including the most recent Skyfall, have come on board to write Barbarella, Gaumont International Television’s upcoming series based on the character created by Jean-Claude Forest and made famous in the 1968 film of the same name staring Jane Fonda. Nicolas Refn will direct the series and executive produce alongside Martha De Laurentiis. Julien Forest & Jean-Marc Lofficier are co-executive producers. The BAFTA-nominated Purvis and Wade are repped by UTA and Casarotto Ramsey & Associates.

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