As it launches sales at EFM on horror thriller Macabro from the producers of Elite Squad, FilmSharks has boarded world sales on crime thriller The Shadow Of The Rooster and Big Bad Wolves remake Ferocious Wolf.
Nicolas Herzog’s completed film The Shadow Of The Rooster (La Sombra del Gallo) from Rumba Cine stars Lautaro Delgado and Claudio Rissi, whose credits include HBO Latin America Originals’ Berlinale Series selection Entre Hombres, and Netflix’s hit Argentinian crime mystery El Marginal.
The Argentinian feature centres on Maidana, a narcoleptic former police officer who returns to his home where the recent disappearance of a teenager has rocked the community.
Through a series of hallucinations Maidana is urged by a woman to investigate a corrupt police system involved in prostitution and sex trafficking. The cast includes Rita Pauls and Alián Devetac.
FilmSharks head Guido Rud has also taken world sales on Ferocious Wolf (Lobo Feroz), the Spain-Uruguay Spanish-language remake of Israeli genre hit Big Bad Wolves that just commenced shooting in Cadiz, Spain.
Gustavo Hernandez, the Uruguayan genre auteur behind genre sensation Silent House (La Casa Muda) that spawned the Hollywood remake starring Elizabeth Olsen, is directing.
Ferocious Wolf centres on a detective and the mother of a murdered child who team up to find the suspect after a clerical error allows him to walk free. Adriana Ugarte, Javier Gutiérrez and Rubén Ochandiano star.
Maria Luisa Gutierrez and Santiago Segura’s Bowfinger International, FilmSharks, Hernandez’s Uruguayan company Mother Superior, Basque Films, and Esto Tambien Pasara are producers.
Netflix will distribute in Spain after a theatrical release through Filmax.