EXCLUSIVE: Avatar Leisure has taken worldwide rights to the Vadhir Derbez and Elyfer Torres erotic thriller SVGS and is procuring them on the Cannes Market.
The Jorge Xolalpa-written and directed movie, pronounced ‘Savages,’ follows a younger couple who on the night time of celebrating their anniversary, determine to check the energy of their relationship and push one another to their psychological and bodily limits. What was imagined to be a romantic night time takes a lethal flip.
Derbez lately starred in The Seventh Day alongside Man Pearce, as Deadline revealed in 2020, and has up to now 12 months accomplished capturing for Jesse Johnson’s White Elephant starring Bruce Willis and John Malkovich and “SVGS” and shot a pilot for HBO Max’s unscripted tv collection From Sloppy to Papi.
Torres was in Telemundo telenovela in Betty en NY and is at present starring in Netflix’s Guerra de Vecinos. She lately wrapped an untitled thriller, produced by Gary and Julie Auerbach.
Xolalpa shot the movie, which is his sixth, over six days from inside his own residence. “I’ve all the time needed to do a single-location, one-take movie. Though I didn’t come near that with SVGS, we do open the movie with a 20-page single take shot,” he stated. “We shot 33 pages on our first day.”
Val Valdez and Sara Seligman produced the movie, which comes from Xolalpa’s Mighty Aphrodite Footage.
Derbez and Torres are represented by UTA. Xolalpa and Torres are managed by Val Valdez at Los Angeles and London-based administration and manufacturing firm Avatar. Derbez is managed by Larry Robinson, additionally at Avatar.