"El Mariachi" Becomes A TV Series

By Garth Franklin Wednesday August 21st 2013 09:18AM

Sony Pictures Television and Teleset are set to adapt Robert Rodriguez's 1992 indie film "El Mariachi" into a one-hour drama series for the Latin American Market.

The series will follow the exploits of Martin Aguirre (Iván Arana), a musician at war with the drug cartels over honor, love and revenge. Also starring are Marta Higareda as Celeste Sandoval and Julio Bracho as Fernando Sandoval.

Sony TV is set to produce 70 episodes of the scripted series to start, and it will be the first series to be produced by SPT and Teleset entirely in Mexico.

Source: Deadline