Ferrell in Spanish-language comedy with Bernal and Luna
Wednesday 15 September 2010
The star of
The Other Guys, comedic actor Will Ferrell, will join Gael Garcia Bernal (
Letters to Juliet) and Diego Luna (
Milk), in a Spanish-language comedy
Casa de mi padre (
House of My Father). Bernal and Luna are also the Mexican stars of
Y Tu Mama Tambien and
Rudo y Cursi.
Matt Piedmont will direct the film, to be shot as a melodramatic telenovela with English subtitles. He is a former writer with the popular television sketch show Saturday Night Live and directed/wrote the HBO series, Funny or Die Presents, noted The Hollywood Reporter.
Genesis Rodriguez has also joined the cast as Ferrell's love interest, and Hector Jimenez ( Nacho Libre), Adrian Martinez ( It's Kind of a Funny Story) and Pedro Armendariz Jr. are set to co-star.
The project will be produced through Ferrell's Gary Sanchez Productions and in partnership with NALA Films.
Ferrell will be the lead voice of Megamind, an animated 3D feature releasing November 5 that co-stars Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, and Jonah Hill.
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