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Prime Video executive gives details about Fernando Meirelles' new film

The Oscar-nominated Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles (“Cities of God” and “Two Popes”) will join Ernesto Solis It is Rodrigo Pesavento to direct science fiction “Animal Race” .

Prime Video's head of original productions for Latin America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Javiera Balmaceda, revealed that filming for the film will begin soon and spoke about the story's premise.

“Set in Rio [de Janeiro] of the future, the water is gone, it's a desert and we will have the leader of the resistance. An animal race is taking place in the city and he will have to run it to save his sister”, he said at an Amazon event held this Wednesday (24) in São Paulo.

“Not only will it have incredible visual effects to see what Rio will be like in 2050, but a great cast, which I can't talk about right now,” he added.

Pesavento stated that Amazon likes to work with great Brazilian talents, but that it also likes to discover new names.

Prime Video has several original national productions, such as “SUN” , “New Cangaço” It is “Park Maniac” which premieres later this year on the streaming service.

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Source: CNN Brasil

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