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Tom Hughes, Milla Jovovich to star in 'Corto Maltese'


Actor Tom Hughes and Mila Jovovich have been cast as leads in adventure movie "Corto Maltese".

The film, based on the stories of an adventurous sailor, created by comic book author and novelist Hugo Pratt, will be helmed by French director Christophe Gans from a script by William Schneider, reported Variety.

Set at the dawn of the 20th Century, the story follows Corto Maltese who has been hired by a Chinese revolutionary group to hijack the armored train of the Russian Emperor Czar Nicolas II that is transporting his gold from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok with multiple schemes to capture this priceless treasure.

The project will be produced by Samuel Hadida through his Davis Films alongside Spain's production and distribution company TriPictures.

The film will start production in January next year in Europe and China.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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