Valderrama Lands Lead in Cox’s El Muerto

Wilmer Valderrama has landed the lead role in El Muerto, an independent comic book adaptation that will shoot this month. Brian Cox is directing, reports Variety.

In El Muerto a 21-year-old is abducted, sacrificed and resurrected by the Aztec Gods of Death and Destiny. The film will be produced by Larry Rattner of Peninsula Films.

Valderrama has a cameo in the upcoming MGM pic “Beauty Shop.” He’s also developing several feature vehicles including “Crenshaw Blvd.,” a “Fast and the Furious”-style pic based in a mechanic shop that customizes low-rider vehicles.

Source: Variety