Sony Pictures Classics has announced that it has acquired all North American rights to Pedro Almodovar’s new film. With the working title “I’m So Excited,” the film comes from the director’s production company El Deseo.
The film — an ensemble comedy — will begin production in July and has a Summer 2013 release date.
The film includes special appearances from Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas and Paz Vega and a cast that features Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Lola Dueñas, Raul Arévalo, Carlos Areces, Antonio de la Torre, Hugo Silva, Willy Toledo, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Blanca Suárez, José Luis Torrijo, José María Yazpik, Laya Martí.
Sony Pictures classics has released seven of Almodovar’s films, including his latest “The Skin I Live In.”