Almodovar’s prod’n house finds ‘Words’

Polley likely to board as lead femme

MADRID –“My Life Without Me” helmer Isabel Coixet is again teaming up with Pedro and Agustin Almodovar’s production house El Deseo for an English-lingo movie, “The Secret Life of Words.”

Canadian actress Sarah Polley, who toplined “My Life,” is likely to board as lead femme, per Agustin Almodovar.

Pic, about a woman in a world of men on an oil-rig, is skedded tentatively to roll this fall, though Coixet and El Deseo are still working on cast, locations and dates, which could well depend on Polley.

Coixet revealed “Words” would be her next project Tuesday when she won the Saint Jordi award for Catalan film of 2003.

“My Life Without Me,” about a young mum’s final months, was distributed in the U.S. by Sony Pictures Classics and sold internationally by Focus. It brought Coixet international recognition, a Berlin competish bear in 2003 and a Spanish Academy adapted screenplay award in January.

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