Banderas, Kandor-produced pic to bow August 2013
Timeless Films and Alicante’s Aliwood also take production credits. Banderas’ shingle Green Moon, a partner in Kandor, finances alongside the Andalusia regional government and Mare Nostrum bank. Broadcaster LaSexta has snagged “Justin’s” Spanish free-to-air TV rights. Now in post, and sold by Timeless, pic has already been pre-sold to more than 120 countries. “Justin’s” high-profile voice cast includes Freddie Highmore, Saoirse Ronan, Julie Walters, Alfred Molina, Mark Strong, Rupert Everett and Banderas. Pic turns on Justin, an idealistic boy who dreams of becoming a knight in shining armor. But his magical kingdom is in a painful transition to a modern age dominated by bureaucracy.