From Cannes, Variety reports that plans are afoot to adapt Héctor Germán Oesterheld's comic 'El eternauta' to film.
Argentina's Lucrecia Martel, whose 'The Woman Without a Head' is screening at the festival, is on board to direct the movie from a script he'll write in coming weeks..
The film focuses on an alien invastion that starts with a mysterious and deadly snowfall over Buenos Aires. Survivors band togeteher to battle alien invaders and their army of giant insects.
Argentina’s K&S Films will produce. Co-producers are Andrea Marotti’s Film Maker in Italy and Pedro and Augustin Almodovar’s El Deseo in Spain.