Fina Torres will direct a Latino version of Jane Austen's SenseAnd Sensibility entitledSense And Sensibilidad forCamelot Pictures and Odd Lot Entertainment.
Torres co-wrote with Luis Alfaro the screenplay to the LosAngeles-set tale, which is being produced by Camelot principal Gary Gilbert andOdd Lot founders Deborah Del Prete and Gigi Priztker.
'Fina and Luis have crafted a moving and culturally poignant screenplaybased on a classic novel,' Del Prete said.
'We are extremely excited with Fina's vision and very muchlook forward to supporting her in bringing a present-day version of Jane Austen'swork to the big screen,' Gilbert added.
Torres is represented by Keith Redmond at Anonymous Content andlaw firm Lichter, Grossman, Nichols & Adler. She made her feature directorialdebut on the drama Oriana and directed Penelope Cruz in Woman On Top.
Gilbert founded Camelot in 2002 and the company's credits include GardenState in 2004. Itrecently wrapped production on Kenneth Lonergan's all-star drama Margaret featuring Anna Paquin, Matt Damon, MatthewBroderick, and Jean Reno. Fox Searchlight will release worldwide in 2007.
Del Prete and Pritzker founded Odd Lot in 2001 and have produced MeanCreek, The WeddingPlanner, and upcomingreleases The Girls' Guide To Hunting & Fishing, The Lavender Hill Mob, and Trap For Cinderella, among others.