Chilean star writer José Ignacio “Chascas” Valenzuela, creator, showrunner and government producer of hit Netflix series “Who Killed Sara?” has formed a creation business with L.A.-primarily based Argentine producer Lucas Akoskin of Aliwen Enjoyment.
The new bi-coastal creation firm, called Malule Enjoyment, will be primarily based out of Los Angeles and Miami, in which Valenzuela resides. Both of those companions have lived in the U.S. for far more than 20 decades.
Hinting at the kind of films and Tv sequence they’ll be producing, Valenzuela explained: “I’m most fascinated in checking out the probability to collaborate with first-level screenwriters and, at the identical time, give emerging Latin American writers the possibility to compose hybrid tales that mix genres and formats.”
“Who reported that a thriller are not able to be prepared as if it were being a melodrama? Why cannot a passionate comedy have, in addition to a strong appreciate tale, a layer of suspense?” he pointed out.
“I believe that in checking out new avenues, in organically telling tales that are new, assorted and that are borne from our Latinx earth but that also have a international attraction,” he asserted.
In October, Valenzuela signed a three-calendar year exceptional innovative partnership for sequence and a first glimpse movie pact with Netflix that will solely concentration on his abilities as a author.
“Chascas has additional than 25 revealed textbooks, like novels for grownups, young children and teens,” stated Akoskin, including: “Part of Malule’s mission is to adapt some of all those guides into television and film.”
“Valenzuela’s in depth vocation, not only in the planet of literature but also in the audiovisual field, marks an intriguing way ahead simply because it gives us a vision of how media and distinctive formats can coexist. Several of his novels have a cinematographic point of see that we can and should exploit on monitor,” mentioned Akoskin, whose listing of noteworthy film credits consist of two-time Palme d’Or winner Emir Kusturica’s “On The Milky Road,” winner of the Small Golden Lion at the 2016 Venice Movie Competition the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated HBO film “Nightingale,” starring David Oyelowo and “Captive,” with Kate Mara and Oyelowo.
Akoskin also created the international shorts compilation “Words With Gods,” featuring entire world renowned directors Bahman Ghobadi, Hideo Nakata, Mira Nair, Álex de la Iglesia, Guillermo Arriaga and the late Hector Babenco, among other folks.
Akoskin’s forthcoming initiatives involve anthology attribute “Tell it Like a Woman,” currently in publish, which capabilities distinguished female directors led by Catherine Hardwicke, Taraji Henson and Lucia Puenzo. He also stars in and creates the Argentine romcom “Mienteme” by Sebastian Schindel, which starts production in December.
He is also acquiring a remake of Alejandro Amenábar’s gothic thriller “The Others” and 1996 aspect debut, “Thesis,” with Sentient’s Renee Tab and Christopher Tuffin, the latter with FilmSharks’ Guido Rud and Enrique Cerezo government making.
Valenzuela is currently doing work on the third period of “Who Killed Sara?” whose 1st season landed in Netflix’s Top rated 10 record of 87 international locations, which includes the U.S., Germany, Israel, Brazil and France. Apart from the pending start of different novels as properly as a play in Argentina, he has an upcoming collection on Netflix below the new alliance, “Donde Hubo Fuego” (“Where There Was Fire”) a Mexican novela set in a fire station.
Malule Entertainment is repped by UTA.