ROMAIN DURIS TO LEAD
THE ANIMAL KINGDOM MOVIE
While you are currently enjoying him in Eiffel in cinemas around Europe and while he is shooting the wildly expensive new movie adaptation of
The Three Musketeers, French superstar Romain Duris has another new project in his sleeve: according to Cineuropa, he will star in THE ANIMAL KINGDOM (Le Règne animal ) for director Thomas Cailley. The story of the film, which starts production in May and will also star Adèle Exarchopoulos, takes place two years after humans first start showing signs of mutating into animals. Society is adapting to, taking charge of and trying to treat these "creatures" in specialised facilities. But one such convoy gets caught up in an accident and the Creatures disappear into the countryside!
|Romain Duris will lead the new movie|
IRATI EPIC MOVIE
FIRST PHOTOS ARE HERE
Speaking of European projects, a bit south from France, down in Spain they are working on another massive historical project and we have first
photos and posters from it. IRATI will be shown this May at Marche du Film at Cannes Film Festival coming from director Paul Urkijo Alijo who also penned the story himself beside sitting behind the helm! The story of this dark historical fantasy, which features battles, mythological creatures and fantasy elements in a mix of Basque legend and historical events, is set in 8th century A.D. A group of Christian and Muslim warriors journey through the forests of the Pyrenees in an attempt to recover the treasure that Charlemagne lost at the Battle of Roncevaux pass. Irati, an enigmatic young
girl from the area, will guide them in an ancient and pagan mythological world where everything that has a name exists. The movie shot in Basque language is
expected to be released in Spain sometime this year. IRATI stars Eneko Sagardoy, Edurne Azkarate, Elena Uriz and Itziar Ituño. Filmax owns the international rights and according to Variety, the movie was offered to buyers over in Berlin movie market.
|Irati will arrive sometime this year|
|The movie is currently in post production process|
|The movie was offered to buyers over at Berlin Movie Market|