Shooting of Wilhelm Tell: The Legend postponed

By Iulia Blaga

    Bogdan Moncea, PR Manager at Castel Film Studios, told FNE that filming on Wilhelm Tell: The Legend has been postponed until 2010.

    He did not disclose the reason of the postponement.

    Wilhelm Tell: The Legend, directed by Nick Hurran, and starring Jim Caviezel (as Wilhelm Tell) and Til Schweiger (as Hermann Gessler), was expected to begin shooting in Romania at September 1.

    The film is produced by Alison Semenza and Todd Moyer's Flagship Films, and co-produced by the German company Barefoot (www.barefootfilms.de ) and Til Schweiger, and the Romanian Castel Film Studios (www.castelfilm.ro ) and Vlad Păunescu. The script is written by Scott Reynolds and Nick Hurran.

    Castel Film Studios officials stated that location scouting has not yet begun.

    Production information:

    Castel Film Studios

    25A Emanoil Porumbaru street, Sector 1, Bucharest, Romania

    Vlad Paunescu: tel:0040-21-222.55.65, fax: 0040-21-222.55.59