Ashraf Barhom and Oscar Isaac have just signed on to star with Rachel Weisz in Alejandro Amenabar's untitled epic movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amenabar wrote and will direct the film, which has remained a secret.
The untitled Amenabar project is a historical drama set in early Egypt. It concerns a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master, a female philosophy professor and atheist.
Production for the untitled Alejandro Amenabar is scheduled to start in March.