Variety reports that the Gallic stars will lead "Grand Central," a contemporary romance from writer-director Rebecca Zlotowski, whose 2010 debut "Belle Épine" (also known as "Dear Prudence"), won her acclaim back in France and on the festival circuit, and saw her pick up the Best First Film at the Louis Delluc Prize.
Rahim will play a man addicted to danger who starts working in a nuclear plant and becomes exposed to dangerous levels of radiation, while Seydoux (who starred in "Belle Épine") will play a colleague that he begins a passionate affair with. The director tells the trade that she wanted to make the film, "an intense love story, set in the daunting world of nuclear nomads, because of its visual and dramatic appeal. While the film will be politically engaged, it will mainly revolve around the romance." Shooting will get underway in the summer in France and Vienna, Austria, so we'll likely see this on the festival circuit in 2013.