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News out today in Spain is that Penélope Cruz will star in ma ma, a Spanish language flick penned and to be directed by Julio Medem. Already in pre-production, principal photography begins sometime this spring in Spain. It will be Medem's first full-length feature since Room in Rome in 2010.Fellow Spaniards Luis Tosar and Asier Etxeandia will be popping up alongside Cruz, while Basque composer Alberto Iglesias, Oscar nominated three times including for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, will tinkle the ivories and such things for the musical score. Cruz will play the lead of Magda, a woman who will apparently share with her family and close friends "unsuspected scenes of humour and of delicate happiness." Madrid-based Morena Films will produce with Cruz and Medem down...
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An intimate woman’s drama, laced by moments of comedy, “Ma ma” turns on Magda, a woman who reacts valiantly to tragedy, digging deep into her interior. “She and those in her intimate circle will live unsuspected scenes of humor and of delicate happiness,” a press release announced Tuesday.
Though Medem is now based out of Los Angeles, “Ma ma” will shoot entirely in Spain in Spanish this spring. It will co-star Luis Tosar (“Miami Vice”) and Asier Exteandia (“Broken Embraces”). Medem will co-produce. Madrid-based Morena Films, one of Spain’s still active significant production houses that has recently opened L.A. offices, will associate produce. Alvaro Longoria, producer of Medem’s “Room in Rome,” will produce out of Spain. »
- John Hopewell
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