Amazon Studios Sets ‘Casanova’ Cast, Names Jean-Pierre Jeunet to Direct

Amazon Studios has cast its yet-untitled original series about Giacomo Casanova, the legendary 18th century lover and spy, and set France’s Jean-Pierre Jeunet (“Amélie,” “The City of Lost Children”) to helm.

Mexico’s Diego Luna (“Y tu mamá también,” “Elysium,” “Milk”) will star as Casanova, with other key cast to include Ben Daniels (“House of Cards,” “Locke”) as Francois-Joachim-Pierre de Bernis and Miranda Richardson (“Harry Potter,” “World Without End”) as the Jeanne Camus de Pontcarré – John Hopewell, Variety

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