Orange Studio Scoops Olivier Assayas’ ‘Wasp Network’ With Penelope Cruz (Exclusive)

Orange Studio has boarded Olivier Assayas’ “Wasp Network,” the anticipated Cuban spy thriller that stars Penelope Cruz, Gael Garcia Bernal, Edgar Ramirez and Wagner Moura.CG Cinema’s Charles Gillibert and Rt Features’ Rodrigo Teixeira are producing the film, which will start shooting on location in Cuba on Feb.

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Adrian Guerra at the Spanish banner Nostromo (“Buried”) is co-producing.Orange Studio, the film and TV arm of France’s leading telco group, has acquired international sales rights, as well as French distribution and pay-tv rights through Ocs.

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The project was previously handled by Imr.“I couldn’t be more thrilled about this collaboration with Olivier and this group of fantastic actors,” said Teixeira, whose production credits include Luca Guadagnino’s Oscar-winning “Call Me by Your Name” and Crystal Moselle’s Sundance standout “Skate Kitchen.” “Bringing ‘Wasp Network’ to the big screen is a dream come true.

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