EXCLUSIVE: After being the lead director on critically acclaimed reveals like ZeroZeroZero and Echo 3, Pablo Trapero is getting his first main studio gig as 20th Century has tapped him to direct an adaptation of The Tourist. Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing the pic.
Primarily based on the acclaimed sequence of books by Olen Steinhauer, the primary within the sequence was launched in 2009 and rapidly grew to become a New York Instances Greatest-Vendor. The story follows Milo Weaver who’s an agent within the secret department of the CIA that focuses on black ops with the code title “The Vacationers.” The sequence would find yourself producing three sequels with Hollywood additionally in sizzling pursuit of the sequence with George Clooney at one level circling the rights.
twentieth Century now sees this as a possible franchise and matches proper into Trapero’s wheelhouse with ZeroZeroZero and Echo 3 incomes rave evaluations for his or her tense motion scenes the place particular ops eventualities are entrance and heart.
Trapero’s first function, Mundo Grua, received the Critics Prize on the 1999 Venice Worldwide Movie Competition. He has subsequently written, directed, and produced many critically acclaimed and commercially profitable movies which have launched on the world’s most prestigious festivals, together with the Cannes Movie Competition, the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition, and Venice.
Trapero’s 2015 movie El Clan opened to huge essential and industrial success in his dwelling nation of Argentina, setting the document for the biggest opening weekend box-office of all time. It went on to premiere at Venice, the place he received the Silver Lion for Greatest Director. In 2019, he directed the climactic episodes of ZeroZeroZero, the lauded crime sequence starring Andrea Riseborough and Dane DeHaan, for Amazon Prime, Cattleya, and govt producer Stefano Sollima. Most just lately, Trapero served because the lead director and govt producer on the Apple+ sequence Echo 3 for showrunner Mark Boal and Keshet Studios. ECHO 3, starring Luke Evans, Michiel Huisman, Jessica Ann Collins and Martina Gusmán, premiered in 2022.
He’s repped by CAA, Leisure 360.