Summit Entertainment To Distribute THE THREE MUSKETEERS
Summit Entertainment has picked up the U.S. distribution rights for the upcoming film “The Three Musketeers” according to THR. The film, which will be shot in 3D, will star Ray Stevenson as Porthos, Luke Evans as Aramis and Matthew Macfadyen as Athos.
Summit and executive producers’ Constantin Film are pushing for a release in the summer of 2011 to beat the upcoming rival movie by Warner Brothers scheduled for release in the fall of next year. Constantin Film executive, Martin Moscowicz told The Hollywood Reporter that filming of “The Three Musketeers” has been moved up a month to meet the deadline.
“The Three Musketeers” will be directed by Paul W.S. Anderson. The screenplay was written by Andrew Davies and Alex Litvalk. Other cast members include Christoph Waltz, Mads Mikkelsen and Milla Jovovich (Anderson’s wife).