OLGA KURYLENKO TO LEAD
BOUDICA EPIC MOVIE
She already played a tribal warrior more than ten years ago next to Michael Fassbender in Centurion, but one of Europe's biggest stars Olga Kurylenko will
now go tribal again playing the Celtic queen in BOUDICA epic movie from director Jesse V. Johnson. As Screendaily reports, inspired by events in A.D. 60, the film, currently being sold at Cannes market, follows the legendary Celtic warrior who rules the Iceni people alongside her husband Prasutagus. When he dies at the hands of Roman soldiers, Boudica’s kingdom is left without a male heir and the Romans seize her land and property.
Driven to the edge of madness and determined to avenge her husband’s death, Boudica rallies the various tribes from the region and wages an epic war against the mighty Roman empire.
|Olga will play Celtic queen Boudica|
AMAZON'S SERIES ZORRO
FINDS THE MASKED HERO
Amazon Prime has found their leads for new modern version of ZORRO series. As Variety reports, Miguel Bernardeau and Renata Notni will headline the show. Shooting at Canary Islands, the ten episode series will see Bernardeau playing a new version of Diego de la Vega, a landowner and, in
disguise, masked hero of the people. Notni takes on the role of Lolita Marquez, the love of his youth. Zorro's battle also takes in discovering who murdered his father, a personal mission which leads him to discover family secrets that will change for ever his destiny. The series will be done in the spirit of wokeness and diversity.
|Miguel Bernardeau and Renata Notni will lead Zorro|
COLIN MORGAN TO LEAD
PIZZA WITH LOVE
Meanwhile, our dear Merlin has grown up and is now going to open a pizza place! Offered to international buyers over at Cannes is PIZZA WITH LOVE
romantic movie with Colin Morgan and Rosabell Laurenti as leads. Meg Rickards wrote and is directing this feelgood drama set in the world of competitive pizza, which tells the story of Mario (Morgan), a socially phobic computer programmer living in isolation in London. When his sister dies, it is left to him to rescue the family pizzeria in Cape Town and to look after his young niece. What Mario doesn’t expect is being thrown into the brutal sphere of competitive pizza making, or falling in love with Lisa (Sellers), his niece’s fiery Italian soccer coach.
|Colin Morgan will shoot in South Africa|