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Col Spain, ‘Tam-Tam’ jam

Scribe-helmer Calvo to direct Vega, Millan

MADRID — Columbia Films Producciones Espanolas will begin shooting “Tam-Tam,” its first local production in Madrid, on Aug. 4.

Pic is the debut feature of Spanish screenwriter-helmer and UCLA graduate Juan Calvo and toplines Paz Vega (“Sex and Lucia,” “Carmen”) and Santi Millan, star of sitcom “7 Vidas.”

The Zebra Producciones co-production turns on the arranged love affair and then supposed marriage between two contestants in a dating TV reality show.

“In addition to the unique vision of Calvo and the incredible talent of two of Spain’s top young actors, we’ve assembled a top-notch team of Spanish talent for our first co-production,” said Iona de Macedo, prexy of CFPE, which is a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment.

“We are delighted to be part of Columbia’s first project in Spain,” said Zebra Producciones’ joint-head Natacha Kucic.

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