Diego Luna To Direct, Produce & Star In 26-Hour Mini-Series 'La Niña Mala'

Diego Luna To Direct, Produce & Star In 26-Hour Mini-Series 'La Niña Mala'
In addition to being an excellent actor, Diego Luna has quietly been carving out a directorial career as well, with one feature film under his belt ("Abel") and another on the way (the biopic "Chavez"). However, his next move might his most ambitious yet. Luna is set to direct, produce and star in an adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa's "Travesuras de la niña mala" (or "The Bad Girl" in English). And this won't simply be your standard book-to-movie work, as Luna is taking it to television for a mini-series that will stretch out over twenty-six one-hour episodes. Damn. Of course, we reckon he'll rotate out with some other helmers, but who knows? Maybe he's feeling savvy enough to wear all the hats and do it himself. Certainly, the material is intriguing. Described as a story that has touches of "Vertigo" and "Last Year At Marienbad," the story concerns a translator.
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