Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman Movie ‘Bel Ami’ Goes to Magnolia Pictures

Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas and Christina Ricci star in "Bel Ami," which Magnolia Pictures has acquired

The Robert Pattinson and Uma Thurman's movie "Bel Ami," has been acquired by Magnolia Pictures for a June 8 theatrical release, the company said Monday.

In addition to Pattinson and Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci and Colm Meaney star.

The movie premiered at last month's Berlin International Film Festival.

Set in 19th century Paris, the film is a retelling of Guy de Maupassant's tale of blackmail, manipulation and social climbing.

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Pattinson stars as George Duroy, who seduces influential women of Paris, played by Ricci, Thurman and Thomas, in order to move into the upper echelons of society.

Rachel Bennette wrote the movie, which Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod directed. Uberto Pasolini produced and Simon Fuller executive produced.

"'Bel Ami' is a well-crafted, appealing film with a terrific ensemble cast," Magnolia's president, Eamonn Bowles, said in a statement.