PRODUCTION: Christmas at Castlebury Hall Will Shoot in Romania

By Iulia Blaga

    BUCHAREST: American director Michael Damian is in Bucharest where he will shoot his feature Christmas at Castlebury Hall, a romantic comedy about a young woman and her orphaned nephews who are whisked off by the children's estranged grandfather to spend Christmas at the family's ancestral home, Castlebury Hall.

    The script was written by Michael Damian and Janeen Damian, who are also producing with the Motion Picture Corporation of America (www.mpcafilm.com). The Romania's MediaPro Studios (www.mediaprostudios.com) is providing film services. The cast might include Roger Moore, but he is not confirmed yet. The Romanian cinematographer Viorel Sergovici is the DOP.

    Shooting is due to start at the end of February 2011 and up to last four weeks. The premiere is set for autumn 2011.