Dutch filmmaker Alex van Warmerdam has begun filming Grimm, a fairytale-inspired tale of a young couple who travel to Spain for a fresh start in life. The picture shoots for ten weeks in Spain, Germany and The Netherlands. World sales are by Fortissimo Film Sales.

Grimm, which was also written by van Warmerdam, stars Jacob Derwig, Halina Reijn and Carmelo Gomez. The producer is Marc van Warmerdam. Production and financing credits go to Grimm De Film, in association with Fortissimo Film Sales, the Dutch Film Fund, CoBo, Film Investors Nederlands (FINE), RCV, VARA and Film Fund Rotterdam.

Van Warmerdam's credits include Abel, The Northerners, The Dress and Little Tony.