J. A. Bayona, whose credit embody The Not possible, The Orphanage, and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, has been set to direct Spanish-language catastrophe film Society of the Snow for Netflix.
Primarily based on the e book La sociedad de la nieve by Pablo Vierci, the movie is ready in 1972, charting the true story of what occurs after an Uruguayan Air Power flight transporting a rugby workforce to Chile cashes on a glacier within the Andes. Solely 29 of the 45 passengers survived the crash, discovering themselves in one of many world’s hardest environments, compelled to resort to excessive measures to remain alive.
Bayona has written the screenplay with Bernat Vilaplana, Jaime Marques and Nicolás Casariego. Producers are Belén Atienza (The Orphanage) and Sandra Hermida (The Not possible). Pic will shoot in Sierra Nevada (Andalucía, Spain), in Montevideo (Uruguay) and in varied places within the Andes (each in Chile and Argentina) together with El Valle de las Lágrimas, the placement the place the actual incident passed off.
Solid will embody Enzo Vogrincic Roldán, Matías Recalt, Agustín Pardella, Tomas Wolf, Diego Ariel Vegezzi, Esteban Kukuriczka, Francisco Romero, Rafael Federman, Felipe González Otaño, Agustín Della Corte, Valentino Alonso, Simón Hempe, Fernando Contigiani García, Benjamín Segura, Jerónimo Bosia.
“It was throughout the documentation course of for The Not possible that I found Society of the Snow, Pablo Vierci’s fascinating chronicle concerning the tragedy of the Andes,” stated From J. A. Bayona. “Greater than ten years later, my fascination for the novel stays intact and I’m joyful to face the problem that lies forward: To inform one of the vital remembered occasions of the twentieth century, with all of the complexity that means a narrative that offers a lot relevance to the survivors in addition to to those that by no means returned from the mountains. I additionally face it in Spanish, a language that I excitedly return to after 14 years with out filming in my very own language, and with a workforce of younger Uruguayan and Argentine actors, whom I’m completely thrilled with.”