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Gael García Bernal to star in 'Z'

9 May 2016 2:19 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Mexican is to reunite with his Desierto director Jonás Cuarón and will star in the Zorro reboot from Lantica Media that Pantelion Films begins selling on the Croisette this week.

Lantica Media is financing Z and the project will shoot at its Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios.

Z is set in the near-future and reimagines the world inhabited by the swashbuckling masked hero.

The project is a Lantica Pictures and Sobini Films co-production, with Mark Amin of Sobini Films producing alongside Albert Martínez Martín of Lantica Pictures.

Executive producers are Cami Winikoff and David W. Higgins from Sobini Films, and Antonio Gennari from Lantica Media.

“Zorro is a brand that resonates around the world and Gael Garcia Bernal’s performance as the new Zorro will be something audiences globally will want to see,” said Pantelion Films president of international sales Anne-Marie Ross.

“I have always loved Gael for this role,” said Sobioni »

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New 'Zorro' Movie Gets 'Gravity' Writer Jonas Cuaron

4 February 2016 2:11 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Lantica Media and Sobini Films announced today that they will produce the new Zorro film, Z, from award-winning writer of the film Gravity, Jon&#225s Cuar&#243n.&#160Jon&#225s Cuar&#243n recently wrote and directed Desierto which won the International Critics' Award at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival and is slated for release this spring by Stx.&#160Lantica Media's CEO Antonio Gennari and Sobini Films' CEO Mark Amin made today's announcement. Said Amin.

"When I saw Desierto, I was impressed with Jon&#225s's command of action and suspense, his great visual eye, and the strong performances he elicited from his actors."

Commented Gennari.

"We are quite fortunate to have Jon&#225s on this film. His love of cinema is evident in his work and he is very talented in his ability to tell a compelling story.&#160 We look forward to seeing where his vision will take us."

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Berlin: Jonas Cuaron Set to Helm Zorro Reboot ‘Z’

4 February 2016 1:15 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Gravity” co-scribe Jonas Cuaron is following his award-winning border thriller “Desierto” with “Z,” a reboot of “Zorro.”

Lantica Media and Sobini Films will co-produce the action thriller, set to begin principal photography in the summer at Lantica Media’s Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios, a state-of-the-art studio facility in the Dominican Republic. Pantelion Films will handle international sales, which kick off at the European Film Market in Berlin this month.

Cuaron will be writing his own vision of legendary masked vigilante, Zorro, but it will be set in the near future, said Sobini Films CEO Mark Amin. While the script is still being written, Amin projects a mid-range budget no less than $30 million but no more than $100 million. “We hope to use the studio’s water tank but are open to shooting in other locations outside of the Dominican Republic if the script calls for it,” he said.

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Jonas Cuaron to direct Zorro film

4 February 2016 11:12 AM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Desierto director has signed on to Z for Lantica Media and Sobini Films. Pantelion Films will commence pre-sales at the Efm.

The Gravity co-screenwriter is set to begin principal photography on the Zorro reboot this summer at the Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios. Lantica Media will finance the project.

Lantica Media CEO Antonio Gennari and Sobini Films CEO Mark Amin made the announcement on Thursday.

Amin produces and Cami Winikoff and David W. Higgins serve as executive producers for Sobini. Albert Martinez Martin will oversee production for Lantica Pictures.

“When I saw Desierto, I was impressed with Jonás’ command of action and suspense, his great visual eye, and the strong performances he elicited from his actors,” said Amin.

“We are very fortunate to have Jonás on this film,” said Gennari. “His love of cinema is evident in his work and he is very talented in his ability to tell a compelling story. We look forward »

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