EFM: Penelope Cruz and Diane Kruger are in final talks to star in the romance from Isabel Coixet, whose Nobody Wants The Night will open the Berlinale next week.

Fortitude International will commence pre-sales at the EFM next week and is financing the film as the one-year-old company moves into its second phase of aggressively backing original productions.

Co-founders Nadine de Barros, Robert Ogden Barnum and Daniel Wagner made the announcement on Wednesday (January 28) with This Man, This Woman producer Mike Lobell.

Frederic Raphael has written the screenplay to the story about a love triangle involving a man and woman who meet on a plane and a female talk show host who changes the course of their relationship.

Lobell is producing his passion project while De Barros and Barnum serve as executive producers. Coixet is pictured.

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