How a loving but reckless father will see Residentformer member of 13TH Streetin the independent film “In the summer”, now in post-production.
In it film directed by the Colombian-American Alessandra Lacorazza Samudio the life of two sisters and their father who, while having a funny image, struggles with addictions.
The father causes a tragic car accident, the effects of which he seeks to compensate.
“It was a request from us and the director, because (Resident) has all the cool and is super cool. “I think he had the thorn of wanting to act and I think no one would say no to him.”said producer Arturo Sampson.
Resident, whose real name is Rene Perez Joglar, He was a founding member and vocalist of Calle 13, which had hits like “Atrevete.te.te”, “Pa’l norte” and “La perla”. In 2015, the Puerto Rican began his solo career, which he has combined with his always political activism.
The cast also includes Sasha Calle, Lio Mehiel and Leslie Grace.
“(In the summer) will be out soon, we made it in New Mexico and Residente is a very important character there, he is the main one”said Sampson, who has been behind great productions such as Luis Miguel, the series and Vgly.
The executive presented yesterday, at the Morelia International Film Festival, the title “I’m not going to ask anyone to believe me”, the new film by Fernando Frias (I’m no longer here), with Dario Yazbek (La casa de las flores) and Natalia Solian (Huesera).
It is a film that was filmed in the Spanish city of Barcelona and tells the life of a couple whose destiny is in the hands of a Mexican gangster.
“They have a very curious thing there which is ‘the cut to the pit’, which is cutting to go out to smoke at 11 in the morning, everyone cuts. It is an immovable rule, for us it was ridiculous and after a while, well, you get used to it,” he recalls with good humor.
The producer of the film in which Rene Perez will participate He is also in the middle of filming the series ”La Libertad”, by Alejandra Marquez Abella (The North Over the Void) and is preparing the second season of Vgly, whose chapters are being written.