The 'Zorro' begins to come to life

Sign at the entrance to Sioux City, announcing its closure until December for this shoot. / Arcadio Suarez

The full shooting of the Secuoya Studios series, starring Miguel Bernardeau, begins this week in Gran Canaria

Victoriano Suarez Alamo

In one of the planned locations in the North of Gran Canaria, filming of the series begins this coming week
'Zorro', by Sequoia Studiostarring the Spanish actor
Michael Bernardeau and that will be broadcast exclusively in 'streaming' in
Prime Video in the United States, Latin America and Spain.

the ten chapters of this production will be shot entirely on the island and the recording work will extend
until next December.

The start of filming was scheduled for last Monday, July 18, but those responsible for the project chose to postpone it for another week. Of course, according to the sources consulted, until this Saturday different trials and tests were carried out in the different planned locations, among which are the
Sioux City, in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, the Jardines de la Marquesa, in Arucas, and Finca Los Dolores, in Firgas.

The Sioux City, since the beginning of the summer, has been closed to the public and a sign at the entrance already communicates that it will not host the public again until January in its facilities due to the "shooting of a super production", which is this 'Zorro'.

Direction and script

Javier Quintas and Miguel Angel Vivas will co-direct this audiovisual project, whose script is signed
Carlos Portela.

Much of the technical team is made up of
Canarian professionals and has the participation of
local businesses What
Riverflow Pictures and Macaronesian Films.

Miguel Bernardeau Duato, stars in the series 'Zorro'. /

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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 of Guzmán Nunier, a young man from a wealthy family, in the series 'Elite', broadcast by Netflix.

The actress Renata Notni. /

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In the world of acting, he was trained in the United States and after returning to Spain he has participated in films such as 'It's for your good' (2017) and 'Crime Wave' (2018) and series such as 'Sabuesos', 'Todo lo other' and 'Caronte', among other productions.

The role of Lolita Marquez

The other leading actress, 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, Zorro. And it is that Secuoya Studio has opted, as this newspaper advanced in its printed and digital edition on May 14, to adapt the adventures of the character created by the writer and journalist
Johnston McCulley to a vision according to the 21st century, with a greater female weight.

Sioux City is preparing to host the filming of the series. /

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"The
women have a special role in this story. Female characters ahead of their time and empowered, who will stand up to the masked hero or act as confidants based on their own interests, "Secuoya Studios said in a statement at the time.

A previous 'casting'

Prior to filming, a casting was held in the archipelago in search of extras with the following profile: "Latinos, indigenous and Mexicans of all ages (between 7 and 75 years old)". Those responsible pointed out that it was "essential" that they be
“residents in the Canary Islands”.

The deadline to submit was June 30, but it was specified that "we will gladly receive your 'emails' throughout the summer, for the characters that may arise during filming." The address to send the request is: [email protected]

Those selected will become part of a production that offers a new look at the fight for justice starring the character of
Diego de la Vega, the Fox, who also wants to discover the murderer of his father.

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