Director Robert Koltai (Colossal Sensation, Train Keeps a Rollin') is in preproduction with Magic Boys, an international co-production starring Michael Madsen and Adrian Paul.
The movie, which will be shot 80% in English language, hqw qn estimated budget or 2 million euros.
The film is a co-production from 21st Century DreamQuest Films Ltd. and Canadian producer Zoltan Furedi; Hungary's Filmsziget ltd. (www.filmsziget.hu) and producer Gabor P. Koltai son of the director; Hungary's Tivoli Film Productions (www.tivolifilms.com) and managing director Denes Szekeres; and Britain's Sirokh Fenn Ltd. (www.sirokhfenn.co.uk) and producer Abi Sirokh.
The action-comedy of an American con artist who gets mixed up with a pair of miserable Hungarian working class stiffs soon finds them in England in a Chippendale show.
The original screenplay was written by Robert Koltai and Denes Orosz based on a story by Csaba Pindroch and Zoltan Furedi. The final English version of the screenplay will be written by Ivo Marloh.
The shooting will begin no earlier than August, the director told FNE, with the budget to be finalized in the next few weeks.
The international cast includes Hollywood star and Quentin Tarantino film veteran Michael Madsen, Highlander star Adrian Paul, and Hungarian actors Csaba Pindroch and Gyozo Szabo. The film will shoot in Hungary and in England.
The release of the movie is planned for the first half of 2010.
Tivoli Film Productions
Huvosvolgyi str. 141, 1021 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +36 1 275 2320
Fax: +36 1 200 6858
Gabor P. Koltai, Producer
Apostol str. 6, 1023 Budapest, Hungary
Tel: +36 1 336 0675
Fax: +36 1 326 0913
Sirokh Fenn Ltd Abi Sirokh, producer
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Credits Director: Robert Koltai
Screenplay: Robert Koltai, Denes Orosz, Ivo Marloh
Cinematography: Janos Vecsernyes
Production: Tivoli Film Productions (Hungary), Filmsziget ltd. (Hungary), Sirokh Fenn Ltd. (England), 21st Century DreamQuest Films Ltd. (Canada)
Producer: Denes Szekeres, Zoltan Furedi, Gabor P. Koltai, Abi Sirokh