A music film worth a whopping $23 million about Canadian singer Celine Dion“The Power of Love,” is in the works by French studio Gaumont.
Variety exclusively reported by that the biopic is one of the high-profile French films slated for 2020, “The Power of Love” is the latest project to tell the story of a celebrity singer, following smash hit “Bohemian Rhapsody,” about the late Freddie Mercury, and upcoming “Rocket Man,” about Elton John. “The Power of Love” will boast some of Dion’s biggest hits: “All by Myself,” “My Heart Will Go On” and “I’m Alive.”
The prolific singer and her record company have authorized the project and given rights to her songs. “The Power of Love” chronicles Dion’s life from her birth and modest upbringing in Quebec in the 1960s to her extraordinary rise to fame as a teen, and also her relationships with her manager and husband, René Angélil, and her family.
“The Power of Love” will shoot mainly in French and is set to start lensing in March for 18 weeks in France, Spain, Canada, and Las Vegas. The film is slated to premiere in France in the 2nd of December, 2020.
Dion recently removed her 1998 duet with R. Kelly, “I’m Your Angel,” from streaming services following Lifetime’s docuseries “Surviving R. Kelly.”