Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Liya Kebede to star in $55 Million Film titled Black Gold

Tarak Ben Ammar's Quinta Communications and the Doha Film Institute (DFI) have inked a deal to co-produce Jean-Jacques Annaud's $55 million budgeted Black Gold. Ben Ammar's banner has pacted with the DFI to co-produce the Antonio Banderas, Tahar Rahim, Mark Strong, Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed and Liya Kebede starrer. Billed as an epic adventure, the screenplay by Menno Meyjes is an adaptation of Hans Reusch's novel The Great Thirst. Annaud and Alain Godardhave co-write the story. The deal was unveiled Thursday during this year's DFI. Read more…


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