Washington, (ANI): Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas have
signed up to star in "The Code". The caper drama is being helmed by
Mimi Leder, with Nu Image's Millennium Films producing the pic
penned by Ted Humphrey. The movie is based on a story by Ruben
Leder. Freeman will portray a veteran thief who recruits a younger
crook, played by Banderas, to help him pull off one final job in
order to repay his debt to the Russian mob.
Shooting on the movie starts in mid-October in Sofia, Bulgaria,
at Nu Boyana Film Center, owned by Nu Image, reports Variety. Boaz
Davidson, Danny Lerner are producing along with Les Weldon, Lori
McCreary (Freeman's partner in Revelations Entertainment) and
Executive producers on the movie are First Look Holdings
principals Avi Lerner, Henry Winterstern, Danny Dimbort and Trevor
Short. 'The Code" is being co-financed by Nu Image/Millennium and
First Look Studios. First Look Studios will distribute in North
America, with Nu Image doing the same overseas.