Celebrated cinematographer Theo van de Sande has been set asdirector of photography on the forthcoming BlackBook, the new period drama by Dutch master Paul Verhoeven.
Van de Sande is a Dutch national who has worked extensivelyon both sides of the Atlantic. His Hollywood credits include
The 1944-45 story is that of a Jewish girl who infiltratesthe Nazi networks and will be Verhoeven's first European picture for over 20years. It will shoot in Dutch, German and English with award-winning actressCarice van Houten and Halina Reijn in the starring roles.
The big-budget title is produced by San Fu Maltha's FuWorksand his A Film Distribution will handle its Benelux release. Other finance isto come from the Dutch CoBo-Fund, the film fund and a tax fund that FuWorks isnow structuring.
Thomas Mai and Jon Sighvatsson's Los Angeles-based KatapultFilms is handling international sales.