Mediawan Rights will be the international distributor of the event series, Zorro produced by Secuoya Studios, one of Spain’s leading production companies. Filming of the series began on 25 July and will run until the end of the year. This is one of the most ambitious projects ever shot in Spain.

With its big comeback on television almost two decades after its last live-action adaptation, the reboot of the franchise Zorro is an event like no other. Secuoya Studios revisits the adventures of the famous masked vigilante for Prime Video (USA, Latin America and Spain). Set in the 1830’s in Los Angeles, the internationally renowned production, Zorro, is a modern adaptation of the adventures of one of the greatest heroes of all time, adapting it for a new generation.

Actor Miguel Bernardeau, known for his role in the Spanish series Elite, will play the lead role, Don Diego de la Vega, joined on screen by Mexican actress Renata Notni, in the role of Lolita Marquez. Dalia Xiucoatl (Nah Lin), Emiliano Zurita (Monasterio) and Joel Bosqued (Samael) complete the cast.

The series is divided into 10 episodes, directed by Javier Quintas (La Casa de Papel) and José Luis Alegría, and written by Carlos Portela (Velvet Collection).

Valérie Vleeschhouwer, Mediawan Rights Managing Director: “We are proud to be the international distributor of this powerful and original new version of “Zorro”, an iconic and timeless hero. It clearly points out our ambition to support strong and high-end productions worldwide.”

Charles Touboul, Mediawan Rights Head of Content – scripted: “All the team immediately supported the editorial approach on this series. It is an origin story around this emblematic hero that not only respects the codes of the franchise but also adds elements that global audiences expect nowadays: elaborated storylines with a contemporary relevance, strong female characters, pop culture references… Not to mention spectacular scenes in each episode! We are convinced that many of our clients will embrace this vision.”

Sergio Pizzolante, President Secuoya Studios Commercial & Distribution: “Throughout our creative development process for “Zorro,” our intention has been to create a best-in-class story of this global superhero, a premium production meant to be enjoyed by audiences around the world. To that end, we could not have asked for a better distribution partner than Mediawan Rights, a fast-growing player with a proven track record in the global distribution space who understands and values the powerful IP that is “Zorro”.”

Zorro is a production of Secuoya Studios with John Gertz (Zorro Productions, Inc.), Andy Kaplan (KC Global Media), Sergio Pizzolante (C&T Mobs), Jesús Torres and Glenda Pacanins (NoStatusQuo Studios) as executives producers / Screenwriter: Carlos Portela / Directors: Javier Quintas and José Luis Alegría / Length: 10×52’ / Prime Video (USA, Latin America and Spain)

About Secuoya Studios

Secuoya Studios is a young studio that produces unscripted, fiction and film content for Secuoya Grupo de Comunicación. It encompasses diverse creative teams, its own Business Affairs department, technical media companies, postproduction, VFX and international services. Secuoya Studios is a division of the leading Spanish company in the creation, production and distribution of film, TV and digital content, with presence in international film and TV markets such as the United States, Colombia, Chile, Peru and Mexico.

About Mediawan Rights –

With Mediawan Rights, LS Distribution and Telmondis Distribution, Mediawan is one of the biggest players in Europe for the distribution and international co-production of content, with a diverse catalogue containing about 20,000 hours of programming. The success of the Group’s distribution business relies on its unique positioning:

– a one-stop shop with all genres represented : legacy drama, high-end successful series and movies, feature films, documentaries, live performances, but also the biggest brands in animation

– a close collaboration with the producers so as to support them in the development and research of financing for ambitious coproduction projects

– close connections with the largest broadcasters and platforms, as well as renowned partners, in France and globally

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