Ana María Polo, Chile’s Forastero to Adapt Telemundo Show ‘Caso Cerrado’ as Film

Variety | 1/1/2020 | Emiliano De Pablos
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Latin TV personality Ana María Polo and Chile’s Forastero, producer of the Golden Globe-nominated film “The Maid,” are teaming to develop and produce a feature based on her renowned Telemundo show “Caso Cerrado.”

Polo will play a leading role in the movie.

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Diego Ayala, co-scribe on Netflix musical bio series “Luis Miguel” and Nicolás López hit comedy “Sin filtro,” has been tapped to write the film.

Ángel Zambrano, a former SVP of content for Turner Latin America and founder of development company Condeco, is joining the project as executive producer.

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“Caso Cerrado: La Película” will roll during the second half of the year in México, Panamá and the Caribbean, among other locations. It is planned for release in early 2021.

A popular Cuban-American lawyer, Polo has hosted her hit court show “Caso Cerrado” for more than 18 years in which it has broadcast across the U.S. and 22 Latin American countries. She’s won the Positive Impact Award for Latin leaders at Hispanicize 2018, among other prizes.

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“Throughout all these years I have received several proposals to make a film, however, this creative concept from Forastero captivated me because, more than replicating the ‘Caso Cerrado’ format, what we...
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