Spain’s Javier Rebollo is in the middle of production for his latest feature El Muerto Y Ser Feliz, Glen Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa are preparing Good Vibrations and Mexican director Ianis Guerrero is readying himself for the shoot of Juan and Vanesa.

José Sacristán stars in Javier Rebollo’s latest production El Muerto Y Ser Feliz, which is currently filming in Argentina and will complete its eight week shoot in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of May.  Sacristán plays a hitman who escapes from a hospital in Buenos Aires. Rebollo co-wrote the screenplay with Lola Mayo and Salvador Roselli. José Nolla and Lluís Miñarro are producing for Icónica and Eddie Saeta respectively, with the ICAA providing financial backing.

Richard Dormer will portray a Belfast punk in Good Vibrations, based on the true story of Terri Hooley. Michael Fassbender and Liam Cunningham are also joining the cast. Husband and wife Glen Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa will jointly direct the biopic, which was scripted by Glen Patterson and is produced by Chris Martin for Revolution Films. Andrew Eaton will serve as executive producer. The feature also received financial support from the Irish Film Board and Northern Ireland Screen. Principal photography is scheduled to commence in August.

An ex-alcoholic truck driver and a 17-year-old, pink-haired middle-class rebel, who persuades him to give her a ride, fall in love in Ianis Guerrero’s Juan and Vanesa. The French-German-Mexican co-production is being produced by Les Films D’Ici, Penrose Film and Artepepan Films. Marco Perez has been cast in the lead role with shooting scheduled to start in 2012.