The 1-4-0: Ricardo de Montreuil’s #Lowriders leaves the clichéd gang and drug storylines to the side and focuses on creating characters true to life through the lens of the rich culture of East LA. Read More
Update: The video has been taken down by request of the producers.
In the last two years, I’ve heard published news that 20th Century Fox was developing a reboot of Zorro titled “Zorro Reborn” that would take the titular character into a futuristic post-apocalyptic setting with Mexican actor Gael García Bernal attached as Zorro and Peruvian director Ricardo de Montreuil (The Raven) as the helmer. Read More
As you might have heard, Disney purchased Lucasfilm for 4 billion dollars, and with it, the Star Wars and Indiana Jones saga. The big talks to come out of that deal is that Disney is gun-ho on continuing the Star Wars saga, ergo, the seventh chapter of the series. For now Indy is out of the conversation.
With a look into the future of the iconic sci-fi franchise, we pick 10 directors – Hispanic directors – that possess the skill, vision and passion to take it into the next 35 years. By selecting these helmers and cinephiles, we break Hollywood conventions and give rise to a new generation of directors whom most likely grew up wanting to be the new George Lucas, laser-sword fighting like Luke Skywalker, quoting Han Solo, crushing on Princess Leia and fearing Darth Vader.
So without further adieu, we pick the Top 10 Hispanic directors we think can and should helm the new Star Wars trilogy.Read More