A post-apocalyptic-style Zorro film has been in progress for a long time now, yet it’s so long given that we’ve gotten a great update on the project that we sort of assumed it just disappeared in the ether, swallowed up through the dozens of post-apocalyptic films which were released in recent years. That’ohydrates not so, as Gravity screenwriter Jonas Cuaron (son of Gravity director Alfonso Cuaron) has been tapped to be able to helm the futuristic accept the iconic hero, merely titled Z.
THR reports that will Cuaron has signed to direct Z, a post-apocalyptic reimagining of the swashbuckling protagonist that was before being developed under the title Zorro Reborn. Z is arguably a greater title, as Zorro Reborn seems like a Resident Evil-style take on the, but with Cuaron’s contribution, it’s safe to assume this film might be a more legitimate trip.
Zorro was first created in 1919, and possesses been the focus of varied books, movies and television shows. The fantastic alter ego connected with Don Diego de la Vega, Zorro is known for his black bandit-like mask, cape, head wear and sword, as well as for acting as a Robin the boy wonder Hood figure for his people, defending them from tyranny and also injustice.
Cuaron recently created his directorial debut having Desierto, a border spanning thriller starring Gael Garcia Bernal and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. It was his work on that will film that landed him the Z job, and you can see why Desierto satisfied executives when it visits theaters on Goal 4.