London's Hanway Films hasboarded Milos Forman's Goya biopic Goya's Ghosts as international sales agent. The film marks areunion between Zaentz and Forman who previously teamed on AcademyAward-festooned One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus.
The film is scheduled tostart in Spain in September. Cannes Jury member Javier Bardem and NathaliePortman are attached to star.
Written byJean-Claude Carriere, who was Oscar nominated for The Unbearable LightnessOf Being, thescript uses the most prolific period in Goya's life as a framework for theSpanish Inquisition, French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars.
Zaentz isproducing with Spain's KanZaman.
Cuckoo'sNest won fiveOscars, and Amadeus eight, both films taking the Oscar for Best Picture.