BUCHAREST: Austrian actor Christoph Waltz is set to star in The Zero Theorem directed by Terry Gilliam, with shooting planned to start at MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) in October 2012.
The film is Gilliam’s first since The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009). The production team has not arrived in Romania yet representatives of MediaPro Studios told FNE, although deadline.com announced that the film is already in preproduction in Romania, and ready to start shooting on 22 October. Dean Zanuck is producing and
Christoph Waltz will coproduce.
MediaPro Studios is providing services, and Voltage Pictures (www.voltagepictures.com) is handling international sales. The information that Johnny Depp will also star in the film is notconfirmed.
The script written by Pat Rushin depicts an Orwellian universe where a solitary computer genius (Christoph Waltz) tries to decipher the ultimate sense of existence.