Magazine article Screen International

Fox in Talks to Produce 'Los Hermanos Marquez Castillo'

Magazine article Screen International

Fox in Talks to Produce 'Los Hermanos Marquez Castillo'

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Producer Leonardo Zimbron of Traziende Films will reunite with the hit comedy's director Gaz Alazraki, who is adapting William Sutcliffe's original screenplay The Brothers Hufffington Fffyne.

Los Hermanos Marquez Castillo centres on two brothers who fight for their father's inheritance and will mark the second feature from Alazraki, who will produce alongside Zimbron, Avelino Rodriguez, Marco Polo Constandse and Mexico's Filmadora.

The Noble Family (Nosotros Los Nobles, pictured) grossed close to $30m in Mexico via Warner Bros in 2013 and generated 7.1million admissions to rank as Mexico's second biggest box office hit behind No Instructions Included.

"We're intending to shoot [the film] in Mexico next year, and are hoping for a top-line cast," Zimbron told Screendaily at the BAM Bogota Audiovisual Market in Colombia that runs all week.

Traziende Films is also working on Restaurant, which marks the directorial debut of Gabylu Lara, an award-winning director of short films. …

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