Angelina Jolie to Shoot in Hungary for Pablo Larraín’s Biopic of Maria Callas

    Angelina Jolie in The Tourist (2010) Angelina Jolie in The Tourist (2010) copyright: GK Films, Columbia Pictures, Spyglass Entertainment, Birnbaum/Barber, StudioCanal, Cineroma SRL, Peninsula Films, Italian Tax Credit, French Tax Credit

    BUDAPEST: A biopic of the legendary Maria Callas is set to start shooting in Hungary in October 2023, directed by Chilean director Pablo Larraín and starring Angelina Jolie. Budapest will stand-in for Paris.

    Maria is an Apartment Pictures production in cooperation with German Komplizen Films and the US based Fremantle Media Company, according to Budapest Reporter.

    Shooting is set to wrap in December 2023 and the production will likely use the Hungarian tax rebate.

    Jolie shot her debut film as a director In The Land of Blood and Honey in Hungary 13 years ago.