'Mammoth' task looms for star


Mexican star Gael Garcia Bernal will star in "Mammoth," the English-language debut from Swedish director Lukas Moodysson (HR 9/6).

"Mammoth" is a domestic drama revolving around a young couple, their child and their Filipino nanny, played by Filipino actress Marife Necisito.

Moodysson, director of the critically acclaimed features "Show Me Love," "Together" and "Lilya 4-ever," plans to shoot "Mammoth" in Sweden, New York, Thailand and the Philippines.

The film is a co-production among Sweden's Memfis Film, Denmark's Zentropa Entertainment and Germany's Zentropa Berlin.