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Gael Garcia Bernal to Play Zorro

Hollywood hasn't quite known what to do with Gael Garcia Bernal since the pint-sized Mexican heartthrob broke out a decade ago with Amores Perros and Y Tu Mama Tambien; in fact, two of his most recent credits are romcoms opposite Kate Hudson and Amanda Seyfried. Fortunately, that all may change soon, as 20th Century Fox has picked the terrific Bernal to be the leading man of the rebooted Zorro franchise, reports Variety. Entitled Zorro Reborn, the film will play as a revenge thriller set not in Zorro staples like Mexico or California but in the future. (So maybe he'll just text you his "Z"?)