August 25, 2005 03:55:51 GMT
Milos Forman is to direct a film about Spanish grand master Francisco de Goya, "Goya's Ghosts," starring Javier Bardem and Natalie Portman
Enliven world movie productions, Czech director Milos Forman is to direct a film about Spanish grand master Francisco de Goya. Named the film "Goya's Ghosts," it tells the story of the last years of the Spanish Inquisition, when the Church tortured and executed suspected Jews, as told by the painter.
Has been attached to star in is Javier Bardem, Natalie Portman and Stellan Skarsgard. Portman is set to portray Goya's muse Ines, falsely accused of heresy. Bardem will play a sinister monk, Brother Lorenzo, while Skarsgard will play the painter role.