Shooting is set to start Sept. 11 in Italy’s Lazio region surrounding the Eternal City on this conceptually ambitious pic, which will largely feature Latin dialogue. It’s the story of twin brothers Romulus and Remus and their creation of Rome after they were placed in a basket and left on the bank of the river Tiber as babies and subsequently fed by a she-wolf. Story features lots of battles.
Toplining the cast of “King,” which is budgeted at 7 million euros ($8.3 million) is Alessandro Borghi, who starred in Italian sleeper hit “They Call Me Jeeg,” and more recently in Netflix’s first Italian original, “Suburra,” which launched Saturday from the Lido at the Venice Film Festival. Borghi