On 23 February 2010 principal photography began on GK Films’ “The Tourist,” directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp.
“The Tourist” revolves around Frank (Depp), an American tourist visiting Italy to mend a broken heart. Elise (Jolie) is an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Venice, Frank pursues a potential romance but soon finds himself the pursued as he and Elise are caught in a whirlwind of intrigue and danger.
“The Tourist” is a GK Films presentation in association with Spyglass and is produced by Graham King, Tim Headington, Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum and Jonathan Glickman.
Sony Pictures will distribute the film. Studio Canal is also a partner on the production.
The film will shoot on location in Paris and Venice.