Maria Bakalova, the Bulgarian actress who rocketed from obscurity to an Oscar nomination after her efficiency in Sasha Baron Cohen’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, has discovered her subsequent undertaking.
Bakalova has been forged to star within the upcoming romantic comedy The Honeymoon, a British-Italian manufacturing from Italy’s Infamous Cinemas. Dean Craig, the director of Love Wedding ceremony Repeat and screenwriter on Loss of life at a Funeral, will write and helm the characteristic, which is about to start principal images in early September in Rome and Venice.
Bakalova will play Sarah, a brand new bride who units off along with her husband on a romantic honeymoon in Venice, solely to have the occasion gatecrashed by Adam’s excessively needy greatest buddy, who turns their excellent lovers’ vacation into a whole catastrophe. Pico Alexander (Dwelling Once more), Asim Chaudhry (Folks Simply Do Nothing) and Lucas Bravo (Emily in Paris) co-star.
“This movie intrigued me as a result of it’s an escapist comedy that places a twist on the traditional buddy film format by together with a powerful feminine character, significantly from Jap Europe,” Bakalova mentioned. “I believe after nearly two years of this pandemic, we’re all on the lookout for one thing to raise our spirits and assist us mentally escape our residences. Very glad to be on the manufacturing staff of the movie as effectively.”
Infamous will produce The Honeymoon in affiliation with the U.Ok.’s Tempo Productions and Endeavor Content material, which is dealing with worldwide gross sales for the movie. CAA is co-representing home rights. Guglielmo Marchetti and Piers Tempest are lead producers.