Grosvenor finances ‘Spartans’ duo

Lionsgate to release untitled project

Grosvenor Park has come on board to finance an untitled project from writer-director team Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (“Meet the Spartans”).

Friedberg and Seltzer are directing from their script.

The pic’s produced by Peter Safran, Friedberg and Seltzer with shooting starting today in Shreveport, La. Lionsgate will release the pic domestically Aug. 29.

Cast includes Matt Lanter, Vanessa Minnillo, Carmen Electra, Kim Kardashian, G-Thang, Nicole Parker, Crista Flanagan and Ike Barinholtz.

In addition to “Meet the Spartans,” Friedberg and Seltzer wrote and directed “Epic Movie” and “Date Movie” and co-wrote “Scary Movie.”

Alliance Films will distribute in Canada, the U.K., Spain, Italy and Scandinavia.

Grosvenor Park recently provided financing for the Ed Zwick film “Defiance,” with Par Vantage releasing domestically in the fall.

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