Young Spanish Talent to Star in Dystopian Thriller 'Vulcania'
MADRID -- Hot young Spanish talents Miquel Fernandez and Aura Garrido will star in Spanish-language thriller Vulcania to be produced by Zentropa.
Based on Diego Soto’s original screenplay, the film will be the directorial debut of Jose Skaf. Zentropa Spain, Zentropa Sweden and France’s Film 1Vast will partner on the production.
According to lead producer David Matamoros, the thriller-drama is set in an industrial dystopia from which nobody escapes.
The film is set to start shooting in May in Spain and has attached two of the fastest-rising young Spanish actors to star. Fernandez previously was featured in Family United and The End, while Garrido was in The Body and Stockholm.
The film project was part of the Paris-based showcase “Small is Biutiful”, backed by the Cannes Market. In Spain, the film has the support of public broadcasters TVE and TV3, the Spanish Film Institute, the Catalan Film Institute and Ibermedia, among others.
Zentropa Spain currently is in postproduction on Sonia Sanchez's Girls Shouldn’t Play Soccer.