Spanish ‘Big Bad Wolves’ Remake Set From Santiago Segura and Gustavo Hernandez (Exclusive)

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Spanish ‘Big Bad Wolves’ Remake Set From Santiago Segura and Gustavo Hernandez (Exclusive)
Santiago Segura and Maria Luisa Gutierrez’s production labels, Madrid-based Bowfinger and Amiguetes, are joining Uruguay’s Mother Superior, headed by Gustavo Hernandez and Ignacio Cucovich, to produce a Spanish remake of Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado’s Israeli genre film “Big Bad Wolves.” Its working title is “Lobo Feroz” (Ferocious Wolf).

The 2013 original made an impression at Cannes, Toronto and Busan, and Quentin Tarantino called it “the best film of the year.”

The revenge abduction thriller is headlined by Jose Coronado, a four-time Spanish Academy Goya best actor nominee, and 2012 winner for his work in “No Rest for the Wicked.” Hernandez will direct with “You Shall Not Sleep” scribe Juma Fodde writing.

The revenge-thriller tracks a detective on the trail of a suspected child killer, a former religious studies teacher who was originally arrested for the crime, but allowed to walk free after a clerical error. Taking the law into his own hands,
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