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'Cuban Girls Guide To Tea And Tomorrow' Film To Be Produced By Ace Entertainment – ​​Deadline

Exclusive: Ace Entertainment begins production in Yorkshire, England A guide to tea and tomorrow for Cuban girls— new film based on the New York Times best-selling novel by Laura Taylor-Namie, starring Maia Refiko (Pretty little liars: original sin), Kit Connor (heart stopper) and Kate Del Castillo (La Reina del Sur).

First published in 2019 by Simon & Schuster’s Athenium Books for Young Readers, the Latino YA novel follows the heartfelt story of Lila Reyes. After losing her grandmother, Lila decided to leave her life at Abuelaz her Cuban bakery in Miami and cook during the summer at her aunt’s inn in Winchester, London. There, she fell in love with the quaint English countryside, fusion cuisine, and charming English tea with her shop clerk, eventually becoming a bridge between the two cultures and a way to heal her heart. Come to take advantage of her food.

(LR) Maia Reficco, Kit Connor, Kate Del Castillo
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No details have been revealed regarding the roles the film’s lead trio will play. However, documentary filmmaker Catherine Fairfax Wright (Call Me Kuchu) is the feature debut of her story, directed from a script by Kaila Amazan (Anderson .Paak’s next film K-pop!) and Sabion Einstein (Miss Conception). Matt Kaplan will produce for Ace Entertainment, which is funding the feature, with Max Seamers, Matt Janzen and Aubrey Bendix overseeing the company’s production, and Mark Lane executives as Tee. Produced on behalf of Shop Films.

Reficco currently stars as Noa Olivar in HBO Max’s critically acclaimed series. Pretty little liars: original sinand then seen in the Jennifer Catin Robinson comedy take revenge For Netflix, with Maya Hawke and Sophie Turner.The actress recently signed pictures of her motorcycle racing for Gulfstream Pictures. One Fast Moveotherwise best known for her work on the Nickelodeon series. curry mashup.

Conor plays Nick Nelson in Netflix’s British Teen series. heart stopper He has also appeared in ensembles on shows such as his dark material When war and peaceNotable film credits include Little Joe, rocket man, ready player one When Mr. Holmes.

Del Castillo is best known for playing Teresa Mendoza in Telemundo. La Reina del Sur He has also appeared on shows such as Mayor, Jane the Virgin When weed, among many others. Notable credits on the film side include: bad boys for life, all about nina, 33 When book of life.

Founded by Kaplan in 2017, ACE Entertainment is responsible for all three movies in the hit Netflix franchise. To all the boys I used to loveand the function hello, goodbye and everything in between Acquired by Netflix earlier this year for upcoming movies Statistical probability of love at first sight, which also debuts on Netflix.The company recently ended production of this feature love boat, taipei, based on the New York Times bestselling novel of the same name by Abigail Hin Wen. Other features in development for Ace include: 10 blind datesbased on the novel by Ashley Elston. replica, based on the bestseller by Lauren Oliver.Vatican-based thriller white smokewritten and directed by Nicholas McCarthy.

Reficco is represented by CAA, Luber Roklin Entertainment and Yorn, Levine and Barnes. Connor by WME and Independent Talent Group in the UK. Del Castillo by Buchwald, Sweeney Entertainment and Felker Toczek Suddleson. Amazan by Camazan Group, Grandview, Verve, Gang, Tire and Ramer. Einstein by Gersh and Del Shaw Moonves. Namey’s transaction was brokered by Natascha Morris of The Tobias Literary Agency and Andrew Deane of Industry Entertainment.