Antonio Banderas is an Academy Award-nominated actor best known for a series of films including fearlessly, interview with the devil, Puss in Boots, pain and glory, and many more. Currently, the actor is promoting his latest film, official competitionWhich is playing in select theaters and has a score of 93% critics rotten Tomatoes, In honor of the new film, Banderas recently talked United States of America today and discussed one of his most iconic roles, Zorro in the 1998 film Zorro’s Mask, Turns out, Quentin Tarantino once approached him about doing a Zorro crossover with Django, the titular character played by Jamie Foxx in Tarantino’s 2012 film, Django Unchained. Apparently, there was talk of a comic as well as a movie, but nothing happened.
“She talked to me, I think, on Oscar night [in 2020] when I was nominated for pain and glory, We saw each other at one of those parties. He came up to me and I was like, ‘In your hands? Yes Man!’ Because Quentin just has the flair to do those kind of films and give them quality. Even if they are based on B-movies from the 60s and 70s, he can take that material and do something really interesting. We’ve never worked together, but it would be great because of him, because of Jamie Foxx, and because of him [playing] Zorro again when he’s a little older. It will be fantastic and fun and crazy,” shared Banderas.
While there are no current plans for Banderas to return to the role of Zorro, two Zorro projects are currently in the works. Earlier in the year, it was revealed that an upcoming female-led Zorro series was heading to The CW. The show is set to offer a contemporary, gender-bent take on the classic myth. Project is being written by Boba Fett. book of Director, Robert Rodriguez, with his sister, Rebecca Rodriguez, who directed the episode doom patrol And snowpiercer, Robert Rodriguez was originally supposed to direct the 1998 film and even cast Banderas in the titular role before leaving the project. Martin Campbell led the film.
Late last year, it was also announced that That ’70s Show The alum, Wilmer Valderrama, will star in another Zorro reboot for Disney. “Let me tell you this: it will be a Zorro for this generation,” Valderrama said recently. The Drew Barrymore Show, “And it will be incredibly thoughtful with its origin story, and it will be based on authenticity.”
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