Spy comedy 'Italian' to shoot in Germany

Kevin Costner and director Kevin Reynolds are reteaming for “Learning Italian,” a spy comedy set to shoot at the Bavaria Film Studios and around southern Germany.

Pic is Costner and Reynolds’ fourth collaboration after “Fandango,” “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” and “Waterworld.”

Costner, Reynolds and Howard Kaplan are producing the film, in which Costner will star.

“Learning Italian,” a co-production of Diplomat Films and Bavaria Film Partners, is the latest international production to take advantage of Germany’s generous film subsidies and incentives.

Project has received E1.1 million ($1.5 million) from regional funders FFF Bayern and the Bavarian Bank Fund and will likely be eligible for a tax rebate.

Costner, who appears in John Wells’ Sundance hit “The Company Men,” is also set to star in and direct the WWII actioner “A Little War of Our Own.”

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0