John Cusack will star in the screwball comedy"Dictablanda" ("Soft Dictator") says Variety.
The title refers to a political terminology used to describe dictatorships with a high regard for civil liberties.
Alejandro Agresti ("The Lake House") directs from a script he co-wrote with Cusack, Kevin Morris and Paul Hipp.
Cusack, Pablo Bossi and Morris are producing.
The film is being shot in Buenos Aires and Mar de Ajo, Argentina throughout March and April.