Julia Ormond and Jason Isaacs will topline La conjura de El Escorial (The El Escorial Conspiracy), a European co-production helmed by Spanish director-producer Antonio del Real.

According to Variety, the project is inspired by political turf wars in the 16th century Spanish court of King Philip II. Isaacs plays a traitor to the king, Ormond the princess of Eboli.

Filming is under way in Spain and Portugal.