According to deadline the ever sinister Mark Strong and the ever beautiful Vera Farmiga are going to star in the upcoming film Closer To The Moon. The film is being directed by Nae Caranfil is directing, and here's the synopsis that DL gave:
Strong plays Max Rosenthal, a former head of a criminal investigation unit for the Bucharest police force after he and four prominent Jews pulled off a bank robbery while assuring the crowds they were filming a movie. They are tried and sentenced to death because they are Jews, but only after the communist government forces them to re-enact their crime in a propaganda film. Farmiga plays Max's former lover and mother of his child, who returns from studying in Moscow as the drama unfolds.
The film has a great cast and what sounds like a great story. We will see how this develops. Production begins early fall in Bucharest. Let us know what you think.