Planeta 2010, the acquisitive media division of Spanish publishing giant Planeta, has picked up all local rights on The Triumph Of Love and The Legend Of Zu.
Triumph, a romantic comedy starring Mira Sorvino and Ben Kingsley, is currently shooting in Tuscany under director Clair Peploe. Peploe co-wrote the script with husband Bernardo Bertolucci, who also produces.
Chinese action flick Zu, from director Tsui Hark, is also currently in production on a budget of more than $28m. Collaborating on the film are Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon star Zhang Zi Yi and martial arts choreographer Yuen Wo Ping. Zu co-stars Ekin Cheng and Sammo Hung.
Other recent Planeta pick-ups include The Sins Of The Father, Ed Gein, Deep In The Woods, The Convent and Ginger Snaps. The company has also secured a physical distribution pact in Spain with UIP.