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Von Trier’s ‘Antichrist’ moves ahead

Financing complete on English-language film

STOCKHOLM — Danish helmer Lars von Trier has completed financing for his English-language horror pic “Antichrist,” which is expected to start shooting shortly in Cologne, Germany.

Pic’s budget is around $11 million, with the Danish Film Institute putting in $1.5 million and Filmstiftung Nordhrein-Westfalen in Germany contributing $1.3 million.

Apart from von Trier’s shingle Zentropa, the other co-producers are Sweden’s Film i Vast, Italy’s Lucky Red, and France’s Liberator Productions, Slot Machine and Arte France.

Pic is about a couple who move to an isolated cabin after the death of their son, only to find sinister forces at play.

Script was written by von Trier and Anders Thomas Jensen.

Producer Meta Foldager said the cast would be revealed as soon as all the contracts had been signed.

TrustNordisk is handling international sales.

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