Date: 10th October 2006

Fiennes lands Vivaldi role

Joseph Fiennes has signed up to play composer Antonio Vivaldi.

He joins Malcolm McDowell, Jacqueline Bisset and Zuleikha Robinson, reports Variety.

The biopic follows Vivaldi as a young priest assigned as music master at a school for abandoned, illegitimate daughters in Venice and leading up until his concert performance for the pope.

The movie will start filming early next year.

Source: Press Release