Hispano Fox Sails with Brazilian Swashbuckler
Hispano Fox Film has snatched up the Spanish theatrical and DVD rights to Brazilian swashbuckler DREAMMAKER, reports VARIETY. Andrucha Waddington directed.
Set in 16th century Spain, the story centers on the love life and adventures of young playwright Lope de Vega.
The 13 million Euro film was a co-production between Brazil's Conspiracao Filmes and Spain's Antena 3 Films, Ikiru and El Toro Films.
Ikiru producer Jordi Gasull and Ignacio del Moral (MONDAYS IN THE SUN) penned the script. The film stars Leonor Watling (THE OXFORD MURDERS), Pilar Lopez de Ayala (ALATRISTE), Luis Tosar (MR. NICE), Sonia Braga (AN INVISIBLE SIGN OF MY OWN) and Alberto Ammann.
Warner Bros. controls the Latin American rights.
The film is set for release in early 2010.