Film starts to shoot Aug. 17 in Rome

Mark Addy, Maury Chaykin, Saul Rubinek, Jake Hoffman, Anna Hopkins; Cle Bennett and Harvey Atkin are rounding out the cast of “Barney’s Version,” starring Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman.

Lensing begins Aug. 17 in Rome with Richard Lewis directing from the Michael Konyves script, based on the novel by Mordecai Richler.

Story’s title character has led a reckless life highlighted by three marriages, two children and status as a “person of interest” in the mysterious disappearance of his bosom buddy.

Robert Lantos is producing through his Serendipity Point banner. Co-producers are Lyse Lafontaine, Domenico Procacci and Ari Lantos with Mark Musselman exec producing.

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