Carlos Cuarón, brother of director Alfonso Cuarón, co-writer of Y Tu Mamá También and writer/director of Rudo Y Cursi, has directed a new short film. The Second Bakery Attack is based on the story of the same name by Japanese author Haruki Murakami, and stands as one of a very few adaptations of the author’s works. The film stars Kirsten Dunst and Brian Geraghty, and these are the first stills. Read More »
Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth), Alfonso CuarÃ³n (Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Children of Men) and Alejandro GonzÃ¡lez IÃ±Ã¡rritu (Babel) have joined together as a team. The Mexican director trio, who conceived the idea independently, are attempting to sell themselves in an “all-or-nothing, five-picture deal,” according to the LA Times.
The three directors created arguably three of the top 10 movies of 2006, and they know it. They are hoping that an American studio to bankroll the five films for $100 million. That’s a deal and a half if you ask me. Carlos CuarÃ³n (Rudo y Cursi) and Rodrigo GarcÃa (Passengers, Six Feet Under) would also be included in the deal, which the paper says will likely include at least two Spanish language films. Sources also claim that all five films have been identified and budgets had been estimated, but some of the projects do not yet have finished scripts. Universal will likely end up with the five-picture deal.