Angelus Silesius, Royal Road Entertainment and the Safran Company are teaming on Lech Majewski’s fantasy-science fiction project “Valley of the Gods” with filming set for summer in Poland, Italy and Utah, Variety has learned exclusively.
Majewski’s 2011 film “The Mill and the Cross” starred Rutger Hauer, Michael York and Charlotte Rampling.
Producers on “Valley of the Gods” are Filip Jan Rymsza for Royal Road Entertainment and Majewski for Angelus Silesius. Financing is being provided by the Polish Film Institute and Royal Road Entertainment out of Luxembourg. Royal Road’s Carla Rosen-Vacher is co-producing.
“Valley of the Gods” entwines Navajo lore with a reclusive trillionaire and his would-be biographer.
Royal Road secured all the rights and is completing Orson Welles’ last film “The Other Side of the Wind.” Its most recent project, “Blue Blood,” won best picture, director and supporting acttor at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival and opened this year’s Panorama section at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Current projects include Karim Aïnouz’s “The Beauty of Sharks” and “A Girl and a Gun,” starring Anthony Mackie.