O.C. regular Mischa Barton will star in The Decameron, Dino De Laurentiis’ adaptation of Giovanni Boccaccio’s 14th century literary classic.
Barton would play Pampinea in the period piece about a group of young Florentines who take refuge in the Italian countryside, amusing one another with stories of love and adventure, as the black plague devastates the city.
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De Laurentiis and his wife and partner, Martha De Laurentiis, are producing the feature, which will include costumes from Italian fashion designer Roberto Cavalli.
David Leland is adapting the story and also will direct.
The Decameron is scheduled to shoot next year in Florence and Rome.
Source: The Hollywood ReporterNote the date on this article may be incorrect due to importing it from our old system.