Top Spanish production house Sogecine has boarded choral comedy “La luna en botella” (Moon in a Bottle), which is also produced by Spain’s Ikiru Films and Chris Curling’s London-based Zephyr Films, via Moon Prods.
Sogecine’s sister distribution company Sogepaq has taken both domestic and international rights on the pic, which is skedded for delivery late 2006.
Pic turns on a group of friends and associates who wants to better their lot in life. TV comic Edu Soto (“Buenafuente”), Barbara Goenaga (“El regalo de Silvia,” and French actor Dominique Pinon (“Amelie”) topline. Now shooting, pic is directed by short filmmaker Grojo.
Headed by Edmon Roch and Victoria Borras, Ikiru is also completing financing on “Garbo,” a feature-length “docu thriller” in Roch’s words, about the Barcelona-born World War II double agent Juan Pujol.