Olmos Explores Another Frontier

“Battlestar Galactica” lead actor Edward James Olmos is set to direct and likely star in the bilingual drama “The Crystal Frontier,” based on the Carlos Fuentes novel reports Reuters.

The novel consists of nine intertwined stories that reflect on the assorted political and personal ramifications of the US-Mexican border and the immigration issue.

The University of Guadalajara owns the rights to the screenplay and will co-produce with Olmos Productions Filming begins this August in Mexico City, New York and assorted locations along the border.

A Spring 2008 release is targeted, despite no distributor being locked.