Firth heading to Genova
by Annika Pham
The cast of Michael Winterbottom’s next project, Genova, has just been revealed at Cannes: Colin Firth, Hope Davis, and Catherine Keener will be joined by emerging talents Willa Holland and Perla Haney-Jardine.
Right after tomorrow’s out of competition screening of his film A Mighty Heart [+see also:
film profile], the prolific UK filmmaker will move on to his next project, set to start shooting at the end of June on location in Genova as well as Boston, with post-production taking place in the UK.
“Genova has attracted a high calibre cast, which is testament to the creative vision of director Michael Winterbottom and his producing partner Andrew Eaton. It is a contemporary ghost story, a poignant tale of love and forgiveness, remarkable and heartwarming,” said Tim Haslam, CEO of Dreamachine, who is handling world sales.
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