Los Angeles, Aug 26 (PTI) Mexican star Omar Chaparro, known for his roles in 'No Manches Frida' film series and 'Pokemon Detective Pikachu', has been tapped to headline 'Tequila Re-Pasado', an original comedy from Sony Pictures International Productions.
According to Deadline, Spanish director Maria Ripoll will helm and executive produce the project.
This will be Ripoll's second collaboration with Sony after recently wrapping 'Guerra de Likes' in Mexico for the studio.
'Tequila Re-Pasado' revolves around a workaholic who must outwit his multiplying clones after a magical tequila travels him back in time - again and again - in order to make things right with his family.
The film is adapted from an original script by Judd Pillot and Gerald B Fillmore.
It will be produced by J Fernando Pérez Gavilan at Born Free and Santiago Garcia Galvan at Garcia Tagliavini Productions, with Sandra Condito and Raymundo Diaz-Gonzalez overseeing for Sony.
The makers are hoping to begin production in Mexico early next year. PTI RDS RDS