Zorro to open MIPCOM CANNES'23

The screening of the Secuoya Studios production, released by Mediawan Rights, will be part of the 39th edition of the international market with the presence of the executive producers and part of its main cast.

'Zorro' will be part of the opening of MIPCOM CANNES 2023. Mediawan Rights and the international market announced the presence of the adaptation of the classic character produced by Secuoya Studios at the 39th edition of the international fair, which will take place in Cannes from October 16 to 19. The executive producers and part of the main cast will also attend the event.

This bold reinterpretation of the iconic masked hero will take center stage the day before the festival's official opening, with a screening event on Sunday, October 15 (6 p.m.) at the renowned Grand Auditorium at the Palais des Festivals. The invitation-only screening will be followed by a Q&A with the main cast present and the series' executive producers, including Sergio Pizzolante and David Martinez.

MIPCOM CANNES will bring together professionals from more than 40 countries and feature around 260 exhibitors. Prominent studios and production companies worldwide will be present again this year at the world's largest television and entertainment executives gathering.

"The culmination of a long road"

Sergio Pizzolante, President of International Distribution and Commercial at Secuoya Studios and Executive Producer of the fiction, confirms the excitement of being a key player in the opening of this vital industry event, "At Secuoya Studios, we are very proud to show the industry the incredible scope and premium production value of the series. This is the culmination of a long journey to bring this iconic character to life again. For fans of all generations, this will be Zorro".

"We are delighted that MIPCOM has selected 'Zorro' to screen at this event. Our partner, Secuoya Studios, has delivered an incredible new version of this iconic and timeless superhero. The show has everything to capture a global audience: it not only respects the codes of the franchise but also adds great stories with contemporary relevance, a great cast, strong characters, impressive scenes, and high-end production standards. We are sure it will be a real pleasure for delegates to discover it on the big screen at the Palais!" underlined Valérie Vleeschhouwer, general manager of Mediawan Rights.

The series, which will be available on Prime Video during the first half of 2024 in Latin America, the United States, Spain, Andorra and Portugal, stars Miguel Bernardeau ('Élite') and Renata Notni ('El dragón'), and also features Emiliano Zurita ('Cómo sobrevivir soltero'), Dalia Xiuhcoatl ('Oasis'), Paco Tous ('La casa de papel'), Rodolfo Sancho ('Mar de plástico'), Joel Bosquet ('Victor Ros') and Elia Galera ('El Cid'), and many others.

‘Zorro,' which will also be aired on TVE, is a fresh and updated version of the classic character, produced by David Martínez, David Cotarelo, Ángela Agudo, Sergio Pizzolante, Andy Kaplan, Jesús Torres-Viera, John Gertz and Glenda Pacanins.

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