German production outfit Egoli Tossell Film and parent company Film House Germany, is in Cannes talking to investors about an impressive slate of projects in addition to market announcement Ivanhoe, the ambitious adventure film they are producing with Thunder Road founder Basil Iwanyk.
“We will have some exciting cast on Ivanhoe, including some big British talent,” Egoli Tossell’s Jens Meurer told Screen.
“The second major project we’re talking to investors about is English-language epic The Symphony,” continued The Last Station producer, in town with Film House’s Christian Angermayer.
Michael Hoffman, whom Egoli Tossell collaborated with on The Last Station, is newly attached to direct the film and will be in Cannes to discuss the film with investors.
Based on the true story of the daring performance of Dmitry Shostakovich’s 7th Symphony during the 900-day siege of the city by Nazi troops, Egoli