New Spanish productioncompany Aligator is prepping its first feature film: Ramon Salazar's follow-upto 2001 Berlin screener Stones, the provocatively titled 20Centimetres.
Former Alquimia Cinema headof international relations Iker Monfort launched Aligator earlier this yearwith the goal of making and co-producing two to three films per year.
Salazar's 20 Centimetres(20 Centimetros) is a Euros 3.5m musical comedy about a transvestite with asizeable problem between her legs.
TF1 has already taken internationalrights outside France, where DMVB is co-producing, and Spain, where EstudiosPicasso co-produces and a distributor is in talks.
Shooting begins July 26 andruns ten weeks in Madrid. Stones' (Piedras) Monica Cervera starsalongside local TV hunk Pablo Pujol, former Almodovar muse Rossy de Palma andPilar Bardem.
Actress/musician Najwa Nimrialso co-stars and will adapt the score of classic Spanish and internationalhits for the extravagant song-and-dance musical numbers, which theater giantCIE is producing.