Rodriguez to Direct Pilot for Latino James Bond-esque TV Series

Robert Rodriguez will be bringing a Latino James Bond to television…

The 45-year-old Mexican American director, producer and screenwriter will direct and executive-produce the pilot for an original series for Rodriguez’s new English-language network, called El Rey.

Robert Rodriguez

From Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci’s K/O Paper Products, the series is said to be an adventure drama.

It centers on a playboy soccer star who, in reality, happens to be a skilled covert operative, executing missions for a little known branch of the CIA.

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