Diego Boneta’s El Gato Negro Lands at Apple TV with Robert Rodriguez

Diego Boneta’s El Gato Negro lands at Apple TV with Robert Rodriguez

The Hollywood Reporter has introduced phrase that the sequence adaptation of the comedian guide El Gato Negro has been picked up by Apple TV+. Diego Boneta (Terminator: Dark Fate) continues to be connected to star in and govt produce the mission with Robert Rodriguez (Alita: Battle Angel) now signing on to direct and govt produce.

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Based on the Azteca Productions character of the identical identify created by Richard Dominguez, the story is an intergenerational story of two crime-fighters in South Texas, one in all whom is a younger man that  takes up the titular mantle of the fabled native hero after the dying of his finest good friend, whereas the opposite is his grandfather who used his abilities as a luchadore to battle crime a long time prior.

The mission first started improvement in February when Boneta first teamed with MGM Television to develop the difference to star and govt produce by means of his manufacturing firm Three Amigos, however after not discovering anybody that would correctly script the mission, the difference started to stall till summer season at San Diego Comic-Con when Boneta heard a pitch from Supergirl scribe Eric Carrasco and the mission gained new traction.

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The sequence will mark the newest collaboration between Rodriguez and MGM Television, with the 2 beforehand partnering on Lucha Underground for the director’s cabler El Rey Network, in addition to his first full foray again into tv since El Rey’s adaptation of his 1996 hit From Dusk Till Dawn, for which he acted as showrunner and the occasional author/director.

Boneta, who’s finest identified for his roles within the 2012 movie adaptation of the musical Rock of Ages and the primary season of Fox’s Scream Queens, will subsequent be seen within the sixth installment of the long-running sci-fi motion franchise, Terminator: Dark Fate, which is about to hit theaters on November 1.

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