Christoph Waltz to play Billy Wilder in new Jeremy Thomas movie

'A heroic icon of Hollywood’s golden era:' Christoph Waltz to star Billy Wilder
Production will begin in the spring of 2023 in Greece, Munich and Paris.

Charismatic Christoph Waltz to star Hollywood legend Billy Wilder in a new biopic project from producer Jeremy Thomas.

Billy Wilder & Me will be adapted by Christopher Hampton from Jonathan Coe’s book, with Stephen Frears directing. Billed as part coming-of-age story and part true-life portrait of Wilder, the film looks to capture “a heroic icon of Hollywood’s golden era for all cinema lovers.”

Wilder’s directing credits include Sunset Blvd., The Apartment and The Seven Year Itch, Variety reports.

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