Isaacs, Ormond take 'Escorial' leads


MADRID -- Jason Isaacs and Julia Ormond are slated to topline the period drama "La Conjura de El Escorial," directed by Antonio del Real, Spanish production house Mascara Films said Monday.

The film, which begins shooting Monday in Spain, is a historical thriller based on a true story during the reign of Spain's King Felipe II in the late.

Germany's Rheingold Films, Italy's Settima Luna and Portugal's MGN Filmes join Spain's Mascara Films in the production, with Sony Pictures handling international distribution.