Deadline.com is reporting that Gael Garcia Bernal, the Mexican-born star of Y Tu Mama Tambien and Amores Perros, will star with Hani Furstenberg in The Loneliest Planet, an independently financed thriller that will be directed by Julia Loktev.
According to the site, shooting will begin July 26 in the Republic of Georgia.
The synopsis of the film centers around a young couple backpacking through some mountains in Europe. Their relationships is tested when they hire a local guide to to get them through the wild landscapes of nature.
Gael Garcia Bernal will next be seen starring in a comedy with Kate Hudson, Whoopi Goldberg, Peter Dinklage and Kathy Bates in Earthbound, about an ill woman who finds out she’s dying of cancer, but when she meets her soulmate, the threat of falling in love is scarier than death. He’s also casted to star in Even the Rain, Pedro Paramo and untitled Cesar Chavez project.