That enthusiastic Django/ Zorro film is no longer happening, as well as perhaps Antonio Banderas is much more let down about that than any person. Back in 2019, it was reported that Quentin Tarantino had written a movie script for a Django Unchained sequel that was based on the Django/ Zorro comic books. Tarantino had supposedly worked with Jerrod Carmichael to service a new movie script for the crossover, and also simply lately, Carmichael validated that the project has been scrapped.
In a new interview, per USA Today, Banderas likewise verified that he would certainly been come close to by Tarantino to reprise his Zorro duty for the motion picture. Because it was Tarantino, Banderas stated he was all for the film, noting he was additionally pretty delighted to get to do a movie with Jamie Foxx.
He just came up to me as well as I was like, ‘In your hands? Due to the fact that Quentin just has that nature to do those type of films and also provide them high quality. We’ve never functioned with each other, yet it would certainly be fantastic since of him, because of Jamie Foxx and since of (having fun) Zorro once again when he’s a little bit older.
Keeping that stated, Banderas isn’t quite certain he or else wants to take another look at the Zorro role, though he would certainly have made the exemption for Tarantino. This is because the actor is simply aging and would not have the ability to play that character in the same way.
If I do Zorro again, I would actually be the personality played by Anthony Hopkins in the initial one. I’m gon na turn 62 this summer, so I don’t understand if I can play that character in the exact same means I utilized to.
Zorro Is Getting Rebooted
One new version of Zorro that is moving forward is in the operate at Disney+. This variation will certainly star That ’70s Show actor Wilmer Valderrama. In a recent appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show, Valderrama offered a tease of the series. Below’s what he claimed:
I’ll tell you this: This will certainly be a Zorro for this generation, and it’ll be extremely thoughtful with its beginning tale, and it’ll be based in credibility. And also I think Zorro is one of those.