Epic movie based on Homer’s Odyssey to be filmed in Greece
Baku, February 24, AZERTAC
An epic movie based on Homer’s ancient Greek classic, ‘The Odyssey’ will be partly shot in Greece, according to ”Tornos News Greece”.
Starring Ralph Fiennes as Odysseus and Juliette Binoche as his beloved wife Penelope, ‘The Return’ production is expected to start in Greece this spring in Corfu and the Peloponnese, before continuing in Italy, Variety notes.
Fiennes and Binoche are reuniting for the epic twenty-five years after ‘The English Patient’.
Bleecker Street, which has acquired the rights to the film, will release it in theatres in 2024.
Variety reports that the film is an Italy-Greece-UK-France co-production. Directed by Academy Award nominee Uberto Pasolini, ‘The Return’ will also star Venice Film Festival Best Young Actor Award winner Charlie Plummer.