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The Exchange will be selling international rights to the film at the Berlin Film Festival and work with the producers on a domestic sale.
Roe portrays a husband whose wife (Peltz) is stricken with a disease that wipes away her memory. He then desperately tries to give her one last reminder of their love before it’s too late.
“The Sessions” helmer Ben Lewin is directing from a script by Susannah Grant, whose credits include “Erin Brockovich,” “Pocahontas” and “The 5th Wave.” Producers are Mark Amin (“Frida”), Cami Winikoff (“The Prince and Me”) and Scott Lambert (“Paranoia”).
- Dave McNary
Lantica Media and Sobini Films announced today that they will produce the new Zorro film, Z, from award-winning writer of the film Gravity, Jonás Cuarón. Jonás Cuarón 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. Lantica 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 Jonás's command of action and suspense, his great visual eye, and the strong performances he elicited from his actors."
"We are quite fortunate to have Jonás 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.  We look forward to seeing where his vision will take us."
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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- Anna Marie de la Fuente
Jonas Cuaron, the son of filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron who made his directorial debut with immigration thriller Desierto, has signed on to direct Z, a futuristic take on the Zorro tale. Lantica Media and Sobini Films are behind the movie. Lantica, the media company led by CEO Antonio Gennari that works in production and financing as well as studio space, will finance the movie with a plan to begin principal photography this summer in Pinewood Dominican Republic Studios. Veteran producer and Sobini CEO Mark Amin, whose credits include Good Kill and Frida, will produce the film. Z is a reworking the
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