Ten projects share $4.5 million in subsidies
BERLIN — The German Federal Film Board has granted $1.29 million to Paul W.S. Anderson’s “The Three Musketeers,” the org said on Friday in announcing a total of $4.5 million in subsidies to 10 projects.
Starring Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz, “Musketeers” is being filmed at Brandenburg Studios.
Produced by Constantin, the pic is a $90 million 3D version of the classic tale that has already sold in nearly all major territories. Pic has already picked up $3 million in funding from local film subsidies.
Other pics to get German coin in Friday from the FFA included $700,000 for “Russian Disco” by Oliver Schmitz, $500,000 for “Maennerherzen … und die ganz, ganz grosse Liebe,” $500,000 for “Offroad” by Elmar Fischer, and $400,000 for “Kokowaae” by Til Schweiger.