Spanish director Adrian Garcia Bogliano is a very busy man, and no sooner has he completed his latest film, a new one is announced. His werewolf horror Late Phases completed a short while ago, and will play at this years FrightFest, and before that his sinister Here Comes the Devil won critical acclaim.
Not all of the directors films are available here in the UK, with Cold Sweat and Penumbra among those not yet released, but with the director growing in popularity, hopefully his back catalogue will get the proper release they deserve.
Now that Late Phases is complete, Bogliano has already announced his next film, and we also have the first image from the black comedy, titled Scherzo Diabolico. Principal photography has already begun, and a press release has all the details.
The Press Release:
Mexico City, Mexico – August 11, 2014- Mexican based Salto de Fe Films is excited to announce that principal photography on Adrián García Bogliano’ s latest film, Scherzo Diabolico, has started in Mexico City. The film stars Francisco Barreiro (We Are What We Are / Here Comes The Devil), rising actress Daniela Soto Vell, and cuban cult actor-director Jorge Molina (Juan of the Dead). Shooting is underway and will take place on locations in Mexico City and its surrounding areas. Scherzo Diabolico is a co-production from Bogliano’s Salto de Fe Films, U.S. based F, and Mexico based Mr Blue, rABYa Producciones, and Morbido Films. Adrián García Bogliano is the creator of the international horror sensation Here Comes The Devil and the upcoming Late Phases.
Scherzo Diabolico is Bogliano’s eleventh film and his second feature in Mexico after Here Comes The Devil. In addition to the recent Penumbra, Cold Sweat and The ABCs of Death, Garcia Bogliano’s many films include such independent genre achievements as Rooms for Tourists, 36 Steps and I’ll Never Die Alone.
Scherzo Diabolico brings Bogliano back from the supernatural realm to a wild black comedy about a bored and frustrated accountant who decides to kidnap a teenage girl who will become his worst nightmare.
Scherzo Diabolico is produced by Garcia Bogliano’s long time partner Andrea Quiroz Hernández and Carlos Melendez. Joshua Sobel, from the acclaimed philippine movie Graceland is executive producer of the film. Alex Bergman, Vince Cupone and Mario Kenyon are co-executive producers.
Fons PR will serve as a sponser for Scherzo Diabolico, with co-founder Brandy Fons serving as a co-executive producer for the film.