Vadhir Derbezis getting some excorsize…
The 28-year-old Mexican actor will co-star with Guy Pearce in Justin P. Lange’s exorcism horror movie The Seventh Day.
Pitched as “Training Day meets The Exorcist,“ the film follows a renowned exorcist who teams up with a rookie priest for his first day of training. As they plunge deeper into hell on earth, the lines between good and evil blur, and their own demons emerge.
Lange is directing from his own script. His credits include 2018 Tribeca Film Festivalpremiere The Dark, which was nominated for a Fangoria Chainsaw Awardfor Best First Featurein 2019.
The project is being produced by Fangoria, the horror brand owned by Dallas-based producer Cinestate.
Shooting is scheduled to start in February in Dallas and New Orleans.
Derbez’s previous credits include How to Be a Latin Loverand Netflix’s Sense8.
He has more than 4.2 million followers on Instagramand has been acting in Spanish-language content since he was six.
“Finding someone who can go toe-to-toe with Guy Pearce is no small task, but I’m confident we’ve found our man with Vadhir Derbez,” said director Lange.