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John Cusack to star in ‘Dictablanda’

Thesp also producing film thru his New Crime company

John Cusack is set to star in “Dictablanda” (“Soft Dictator”), a screwball comedy of manners that finds the thesp embroiled in international mayhem.

Pablo Bossi’s Pampa Films has started production on the pic, which Cusack is producing through his New Crime Prods. banner, along with entertainment attorney Kevin Morris and Bossi.

Alejandro Agresti (“The Lake House”) directs from a script he co-wrote with Cusack, Morris and Paul Hipp, who co-stars.

Pic, which bears the tagline “People don’t die, they get killed,” is being shot on location in Buenos Aires and Mar de Ajo, Argentina throughout March and April.

Cusack was last seen toplining the MGM comedy “Hot Tub Time Machine.” He recently wrapped James McTeigue’s thriller “The Raven,” in which he stars as Edgar Allan Poe. He has Mikael Hafstrom’s “Shanghai” awaiting release from the Weinstein Co.

Hipp is an actor who recently contributed to the soundtrack of Cusack starrer “War Inc.”

CAA reps Cusack, while Hipp is repped by Stone Manners Salners Agency.

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