‘Emily in Paris’ Director Katina Medina Mora, ‘Caso 63’ Creator Julio Rojas Team on ‘Freeland,’ a First Love Thriller Set in a Creationist Dystopia (Exclusive)

Mexico’s Katina Medina Mora, director of Netflix hits ‘Emily in Paris’ and ‘Firefly Lane’ and Apple TV+ standout “Swagger,” is teaming with Chile’s Julio Rojas, creator of podcast phenom “Caso 63,” to direct and co-write with Rojas “Freeland.”Medina Mora, Rojas and “Freeland” producer Nestor Hernández, a former Sony and HBO development exec for Latin America, will attend the San Sebastian Film Festival, which kicks off on Sept.

22, to present the project.Longtime MadAvenue PR director Eva Herrero will also serve as an executive producer on the film.One of the most ambitious movies now in the works from Latin America and Spain, “Freeland” is set in America’s Midwest, and combines a teen first love romantic drama, a building thriller propulsion and the kind of anticipatory near future science fiction for which Rojas is hailed as a master.Sparking a successful U.S.

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