Virzì makes film with Mirren, Sutherland

Ella & John - The Leisure Seeker to debut in US in December

(ANSA) - Rome, June 15 - Paolo Virzi's new film with Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland is set to hit US screens in December and may make its European premiere at next year's Venice Festival, sources said Thursday.
    'Ella & John - The Leisure Seeker is the first film shot in English by the Tuscan auteur, famed for Ovosodo, Risorse Umane and La Pazza Gioia.
    Picking up a 'Globo d'Oro' (Golden Globe) from the foreign press in Italy for the latter's script, written with "my friend, practically my sister" Francesca Archibugi, Virzì said Wednesday night that Mirren and Sutherland "are two myths of mine".