WHO’S IN IT?
Gina Rodriguez (Deepwater Horizon), Ismael Cruz Córdova (Mary Queen of Scots), Anthony Mackie (Triple 9), Aislinn Derbez (Compadres), Matt Lauria (Ma), Cristina Rodlo (Red Hook Black), Ricardo Abarca (Motel Acqua), Thomas Dekker (My Sister’s Keeper)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen), director; Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer (film debut), writer; Pablo Cruz (Walking Vegeance) and Kevin Misher (The Scorpion King), producers; Alex Heffes (The Last King of Scotland), composer; Patrick Murguia (The Frozen Ground), cinematographer; Terilyn A. Shropshire (American Violet), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Gloria (Rodriguez), a Latin-American make-up artist from Los Angeles, becomes involved with a deadly Mexican gang when she visits her friend Suzu (Rodlo), who is taken during a raid. In exchange for help in finding her friend, Gloria is forced into a world of cross-border crime, in which she finds strengths she never knew she had…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Based on the 2011 Mexican film of the same name, this action-heavy American remake puts actress Gina Rodriguez front and centre in a role that could propel other Latin-American actresses into leading roles.