Swedish director Daniel Fridell (Swedish Beauty) has been set to direct English-language Vincent Van Gogh biopic for production outfit Kalliope Films.

Rutger Hauer is executive producing the film, titled Van Gogh, which has been written by Kira Madallo Sesay of Kalliope who will produce alongside Emiel Pijnaker.

The project is currently out to cast.

Swiss-based financier Blue Pencil Investments is backing the film with company MD Stuart Wilkins also serving as executive producer.​