BN Films’ Alex Garcia and Lucas Akoskin announced on Thursday [28] that the Argentinian writer-director Lucia Puenzo will direct a Spanish-language adaptation of José Ignacio Valenzuela’s novel.

Leonor Varela will star in La Mujer Infinita, which is based on the life of the early 20th century Italian photographer, model, actress and revolutionary activist Tina Modotti.

Santa Monica and Mexico City-based BN Films will produce and shooting is scheduled to begin at the end of 2013.

Puenzo is currently in post-production on her third feature, Wakolda, which will open in Argentina in May through Disney as well as in France and Spain.