Pantelion Films, a joint venture of Lionsgate and Mexican media corp Televisa, will distribute English-language horror film “Summer Camp” in North America.
Pantelion will also co-produce “Summer Camp,” which stars Diego Boneta (“Rock of Ages”) and is directed by Alberto Marini (pictured above), scribe of “Sleep Tight” and exec producer of cult zombie franchise “REC.”
Pic will be produced by Julio Fernandez’s Filmax, the company behind the “REC” franchise, Peter Safran’s the Safran Co. (“The Conjuring”) and Pantelion. Marini’s Rebelion Terrestre will co-produce.
Skedded to go into production in Barcelona next February, “Summer Camp” centers on three American camp counselors who show up for their summer jobs at an English-language camp in Spain and come face-to-face with a virus unlike anything seen before.
The story of the greatest footballer all-time is getting underway, with Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney and Seu Jorge lacing up for Pele, a biopic of the Brazilian soccer superstar.
The inspirational sports drama is written and being directed by Michael and Jeff Zimbalist.
Pele is described as an origins story chronicling Pele's rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to become the people's hero when, as a 17-year-old, he led Brazil to its first-ever World Cup victory in 1958.
Diego Boneta will play Jose, Pele's arch rival, who was responsible for giving him the nickname "Pele" when they were children.
As for Pele, the superstar will be played by two neophyte actors.Kevin de Paula will (slide)tackle him from ages 13 to 17 whileLeonardo Lima Carvalho will play him at age 10.
Also in the cast are Brazilian actors Marianna Nunes, Milton Goncales, Rafael Henrique, Marcus Vinicius, Julio Levy, Thelmo Fernandes, Felipe Simas, Charles Myara, Jerome Franz and Roger Haag.
Production began this week on location in Brazil.