Eiza González, Linden Entertainment, Maria Felix, Matthew Heineman

Eiza González, Linden Entertainment

Eiza González To Star In & Produce Biopic About Mexican Film Legend Maria Felix For Filmmaker Matthew Heineman

Eiza Gonzalez To Star In & Produce Biopic About Mexican Film Legend Maria Felix For Filmmaker Matthew Heineman

8/2/2021 11:42:00 PM

Eiza Gonzalez To Star In & Produce Biopic About Mexican Film Legend Maria Felix For Filmmaker Matthew Heineman

EXCLUSIVE: Baby Driver and I Care a Lot actress Eiza González , Oscar-nominated/Emmy-winning director Matthew Heineman and Linden Entertainment have partnered with the estate of the iconic Mexican …

to bring her story to life. The team is looking for a Latin American writer to adapt Felix’s life for the screen.González will portray Felix and also produce the film alongside Dana Harris and Nicole King for Linden Entertainment. Walter Rivera will executive produce the film on behalf of Felix’s estate.

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Felix was one of the most successful Mexican stars of all time, and this is the first time her estate will be involved in telling her story. The actress starred in 47 movies in Mexico, France, Italy and Argentina and was the queen of the silver screen in Mexico, becoming known as “La Dona.” Felix’s story is one that follows her from the rough Northern town of Sonoa, to knowing the president of Mexico, Diego Rivera, artist Frida Kahlo and being awarded France’s highest cultural award, the Legion d’honneur. Felix’s story is one of love and loss and an exploration of Mexican culture and religion, acceptance, womanhood and fame. It is a story of a girl from Alamos who becomes Mexico’s most unconventional muse.

Related StoryGreta Lee & Teo Yoo Set To Star In A24's 'Past Lives'“Maria’s tenacity and fierce way of living through some of the hardest adversity I’ve witnessed has inspired me and many more,” González said. “I’m incredibly honored to be playing her and to be bringing her voice and story to the world.” headtopics.com

Watch on DeadlineShe addedm “Maria constantly pushed boundaries and lived by her own rules, while the world tried to tear her down. I’ve always believed her life needs to be seen around the world, for people to learn more about how society depicts successful and driven women.”

Said Rivera: “We have long been searching for the right partner to tell Maria’s story, and we are proud to be partnering with Eiza González as she embodies so much of Maria’s strength, intelligence, passion, character and beauty. We know Eiza and this film have the power to influence change, much like Maria Felix did, and we know in Eiza’s hands, Maria Felix’s legacy will be portrayed in the most authentic light.”

Linden Entertainment co-founder Nicole King recently produced the Jennifer Garner featureYes Dayfor Netflix, which debuted as the No. 1 movie globally on the streamer and was watched by more than 53 million households in its first two weeks.González’s feature credits include 

Baby Driver, Hobbs & Shaw, Netflix’s Golden Globe-winningI Care a Lot, Godzilla vs. Kong, Michael Bay’s upcoming  Read more: Deadline Hollywood »

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