Magazine article Screen International

Voltage Pictures to Sell Roland Emmerich’s 'Maya Lord'

Magazine article Screen International

Voltage Pictures to Sell Roland Emmerich’s 'Maya Lord'

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Centropolis, Voltage to present to EFM buyers on Thursday.

Centropolis Entertainment and Voltage Pictures will produce the historical epic Maya Lord from Roland Emmerich as Voltage kicks off international sales at the EFM in Berlin.

Emmerich will direct from a screenplay by Angela Workman (The Zookeeper’s Wife) that is in the vein of Dances With Wolves, ThePatriot, and Braveheart.

Maya Lord centres on a soldier and a priest whose paths diverge after they are shipwrecked on the Yucatan Peninsula in the early 16th century.

Captured by a Mayan tribe, one adopts local culture while the other clings on to his Christian faith. When the Conquistadors arrive in 1519 it tests the will of both men. …

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