According to Variety, Wachowski brothers sci-fier V for Vendetta has been awarded $818,000 in production support by German film funding body Medienboard Berlin Brandenburg.

The siblings have penned the script from Alan Moore's graphic novel of the same name and will produce with Joel Silver for Warner Bros.

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The Wachowskis' longtime first assistant director James McTeigue will make his helming debut on the pic, which will star Natalie Portman.

The film will be shot at Babelsberg Studios in Potsdam, outside Berlin.