Ana Claudia Talancon, thelead actress of all time Mexican blockbuster El Crimen Del Padre Amaro, will star in Ladies' Night,the first production from Miravista, the pan regional production companylaunched last year by The Walt Disney Company Latin America and Admira, themedia arm of Spanish telco Telefonica.
El Crimen received a Golden Globe Best Foreign picturenomination and represents Mexicoin the foreign Oscar race this year.
Talancon leads a cast thatincludes Ana de la Reguera (Por La Libre), Fabian Corres (La Hija Del Canibal), Sofia Alvarez (Rojo Amanecer), Hugo Silva (Terca Vida) and stage actor Luis Roberto Guzman.
Principal photography kickedoff Monday, January 27th in MexicoCity where it is scheduled toshoot for six and a half weeks. The $1.6m romantic comedy is directed by LosAngeles-based Argentinean director Gabriela Tagliavini whose debut feature TheWoman Every Man Wants, garneredseveral international awards including a Best Director nod at the New YorkIndependent Film Festival.
Based on an idea and storytreatment by BVI marketing senior vp Ignacio Darnaude and a screenplay by Issa Lopez, Ladies Night follows the lives of two young women in Mexico City whose initial rivalry turnsinto a deep friendship.
Videocine, the film arm ofleading Mexican broadcaster Televisa and top local producer Argos Comunicacionare co producers. Buena Vista International holds worldwide distribution rightsto Ladies' Night.
Miravista aims to producefilms and television programmes primarily in Brazil and Mexico although it is open to making films inthe rest of Latin America and in Europe, particularly Spain. It has targeted anannual output of four to five movies per country and an annual output of 12 to15 films for the entire region.