von Trier Suffers “Melancholia”

Controversial director Lars von Trier (“Antichrist,” “Dogville”) has announced his next project, a psychological disaster film entitled “Planet Melancholia” says The Hollywood Reporter.

von Trier will write and direct the $7.4 million-budgeted English-language feature.

Shooting is scheduled for next summer in Germany and Sweden. Meta Foldager and Louise Vesth will produce.