Yesterday, the filming of the Secuoya Studios series, starring Miguel Bernardeau, took over the building in the capital of Gran Canaria
Brad Pitt, Shirley MacLain, Gregory Peck, Uma Thurman... and at the beginning of the year Jennifer Lopez and Joseph Fiennes. The list of performers who have filmed in the
Literary Cabinet of the capital of Gran Canaria is as extensive as it is diverse and from disparate generations.
Michael Bernardeauthe young protagonist of the series
'Fox'which has been filming on the island since last Monday until December, was added to this list yesterday afternoon, which, as long as the current policy of tax incentives continues, will surely increase in the coming months.
From noon this Thursday, the production team of
Sequoia Studios took the Literary Cabinet and the Plaza de Cairasco to transform these emblematic enclaves of the capital into a vintage film set, with the asphalt covered with dirt, for this
series of ten chapters that will be shot entirely on the island.
After several rehearsals, the character of Diego de la Vega, Zorro, in civilian clothes and without his characteristic black mask,
got out of a luxurious carriage next to a young Asian woman at the foot of the Literary Cabinet in a sequence of this series that
Amazon Prime Video will broadcast in streaming in the United States, Latin America and Spain.
Two extras out, waiting to shoot next to the Plaza de Cairasco in the capital of Gran Canaria. /
The Literary Cabinet was not the only location for 'Zorro' yesterday. Sources close to the shoot confirmed to CANARIAS7 that several
scenes in the municipality of Gáldar. And it is that this production is shot with two units in parallel, to maximize the stay of the entire team on the island until December.
The shooting, as this newspaper advanced in its printed and written edition, started last Monday, the 25th, in the
Gardens of the Marchioness of Arucas, location to which they will constantly return.
The shooting plan until the end of the year has been divided into three parts, according to the same sources. A first takes place in the area
north of the islandwith locations such as the aforementioned and emblematic Arucas gardens and Finca de los Dolores, in Firgas, which has already hosted shootings such as the feature film
'Four Cans', by Gerardo Olivares, in 2018.
The camera doubles of the actors during one of the rehearsals, next to the Literary Cabinet. /
The second part will take place in the coming months in the interior of the island, while the bulk of the sequences that will be shot in the
South Zone, including facilities
from Sioux Citywhich have been closed to the public since the beginning of summer for this audiovisual production.
Local businesses and professionals
The 'Zorro' comes to life every day as a result of the participation of a large team of professionals, a good number of them from the Canary Islands, according to the same sources. Among the companies in the sector that participate in this project are the Canarian companies
Macaronesian Films and Riverflow Pictures.
Javier Quintas and Miguel Ángel Vivas will co-direct this audiovisual project, whose script is signed
Miguel Bernardeau, in the skin of Zorro. /
Miguel Angel Bernardeau Duato (Valencia, December 12, 1996), son of actress Ana Duato and producer Miguel Ángel Bernadeau, will be in charge of bringing Zorro to life in this new series. He gained a lot of popularity thanks to his character from
Guzmán Nunier, a young man from a wealthy family, in the series 'Elite', broadcast by Netflix.
In the South, with Aitana
The young actor, very active on social networks, has posted different photos with his girlfriend, the singer Aitana, in the villa where they have been staying in the South of Gran Canaria.
The other leading actress of 'Zorro', whose presence is confirmed in the series, is
Renata Notni. The young Mexican interpreter will be in charge of giving life to Lolita Márquez, the love of youth of Diego de la Vega.
About the synopsis of this series of ten installments, Secuoya Studios has advanced that it is an adaptation of the adventures of the character created by the writer and journalist Johnston McCulley,
according to a vision of the 21st century and with a greater female weight.