Cinepolis Nabs Worldwide on Horror Pic ‘My Favorite Birthday’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | 11/10/2018 | Anna Marie de la Fuente
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In line with its continued bid to release a diversity of strong titles, Cinepolis Distribution has picked up all worldwide distribution rights to horror drama “My Favorite Birthday” (“Mi Cumpleaños Favorito”) by helmer-scribe Agustin ‘Oso’ Tapia (“Club Eutanasia”).

Tapia has described “Birthday” as “a story where two genres collide: Film noir with the supernatural.” The horror pic follows a young girl about to turn seven who receives a magical puppet theater for her birthday. The unusual gift allows her to spy on unsuspecting adults around her.

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Seasoned film and TV producer Leonardo Zimbron and genre producer Beatriz Bouras (“Influencia”) are producing the drama, which is currently shooting on location.

Fernanda Castillo, wildly popular for her performance in Mexican box office hit “Ya Veremos,” leads the cast along with Juan Rios and Ivan Arana.

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“Horror is without a doubt one of Mexico’s most representative genres,” said Zimbron. “It’s wonderful to work with people so talented like Tapia and Bouras; this film already looks like a classic,” he noted.

“Working with Zimbron is a major achievement for our distribution branch,” said Cinepolis Distribution head Leo Cordero, adding: “We deeply respect his career and his drive to bring powerful stories to theaters.”

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Zimbron’s notable credits in film and TV include Netflix’s first original production in Mexico, the hit soccer-themed comedy series “Club de Cuervos,” now on its fourth season, and the 2013 hit comedy “Nosotros Los Nobles,” Gary Alazraki’s debut film, which broke the Mexican box office record that year and is...
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