Jeremy Allen White, Zoe Kravitz, Caleb Landry Jones, Frank Dillane Join Dakota Fanning In Gerardo Naranjo Punk Pic

By | Wednesday February 5, 2014 @ 1:50pm PST

DakotaFanningThe untitled English-language debut of Miss Bala helmer Gerardo Naranjo is ramping up its cast. Joining Dakota Fanning in the 1980s-set punk rock picture are Frank Dillane (Harry Potter), Jeremy Allen White (Shameless), Zoe Kravitz (X-Men: First Class) and Caleb Landry Jones (X-Men: First Class). Fanning stars in the film as Viena, a roadie on a journey of self-discovery while on tour with a punk band in the 1980s. The project was first announced in November at the Baja International Film Festival where the deal came together in Los Cabos, Mexico. Pic is produced by Verisimilitude’s Hunter Gray and Alex Orlovsky with Lola Pictures’ Chris Ramirez. Naranjo is directing from his own script and filming gets underway in Nevada late next month. Read More »

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Dakota Fanning To Star In Helmer Gerardo Naranjo’s First English-Language Pic

By | Friday November 15, 2013 @ 6:28pm PST

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s another solid deal coming out of the in-progress Baja International Film Festival, where executives and agents are doing business at Las Ventanas Hotel in Los Cabos. For this one, Dakota Fanning has been attached to star in Gerardo Naranjo’s untitled coming-of-age story, which he will direct from his screenplay. Alex Orlovsky and Hunter Gray will produce and co-finance through their Verisimilitude production banner; this reteams the pair with Naranjo after the trio collaborated on the helmer’s Voy A Explotar. The new movie, Naranjo’s English-language debut, is set to begin filming in February. It centers on Viena (Fanning), a roadie who’s on a journey of self-discovery and survival as part of a punk band’s convoy, traveling through America circa the 1980s. CAA, which reps Naranjo, arranged financing and will rep the film’s domestic distribution rights. Read More »

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Peter Buchman To Rewrite ‘A Man Must Die’ For Helmer Gerardo Naranjo

By | Tuesday November 20, 2012 @ 1:54pm PST
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: Peter Buchman is set to rewrite Focus Features’ political thriller A Man Must Die for director Gerardo Naranjo. Pablo Cruz is producing through Canana USA.

Based on a true story, A Man Must Die surrounds the assassination … Read More »

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‘Miss Bala’ Helmer Gerardo Naranjo To Direct FX Drama Pilot ‘The Bridge’

By | Wednesday September 12, 2012 @ 8:13am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: In his U.S. TV debut, Mexican director Gerardo Naranjo (Miss Bala) will direct the pilot for FX’s drama pilot The Bridge. Written by Meredith Stiehm and Elwood Reid based on the Scandinavian series Bron, the project centers on two detectives … Read More »

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Comic-Con: ‘Miss Bala’ Helmer Gerardo Naranjo Sets Focus Features Deal For Political Thriller ‘A Man Must Die’

By | Friday July 13, 2012 @ 7:57am PDT
Mike Fleming

EXCLUSIVE: While Focus Features has an early panel today at Comic-Con to unveil its family-themed ghoulish animated film Paranorman, the indie studio has just closed a deal for Gerardo Naranjo to direct A Man Must Die. Naranjo, who helmed the … Read More »

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