Christopher von Uckermann is one of the last thingsstanding…
The 32-year-old Mexican singer/actor is set to star in the Spanish-language film adaptation of Paul Auster’s novel The Country of Last Things.
von Uckermann will star opposite Argentine newcomer Jazmín Dizand Maria de Medeiros in the film which will be directed byArgentine filmmaker Alejandro Chomski.
Set in a devastated city that was once a thriving metropolis, the dystopian story follows Anna (Diz) as she searches for her brother, a missing journalist. In her quest to find him, she meets and falls in love with Sam (von Uckermann), another journalist.
Chomski adapted Auster’s novel, which has been translated into more than 40 languages.
Shooting is underway at Pinewood Dominican Republic Studioson the feature.
von Uckermann shot to fame in his homeland after starring in local soap opera Rebelde. He was a member of RBDbefore launching a solo career.
Chomski’s debut Today and Tomorrow premiered at Cannes Film Festivalin 2003. His other credits include the Jennifer Lopez-produced reggaeton film Feel The Noise, A Beautiful Life, starring Dana Delanyand Bai Ling, and Asleep In The Sun, based on the novel by Adolfo Bioy Casares.