Last September, we reported that Will Ferrell would be starring the comedy Casa de mi padre (House of My Father) with Y Tu Mama Tambien costars Gael Garcia Bernal and Diego Luna. What’s odd about the movie is that it Ferrell will star even though the movie is in Spanish with English subtitles. Early reports suggested that the film would be in the over-dramatic style of Spanish telenovelas. We have now been provided with a synopsis for the film.
It should be noted that the film is currently in the test screening process, which means the synopsis we have could change. However, it sounds like this project, which is currently going by “Untitled Spanish Comedy”, could be very interesting. Hit the jump for the synopsis.
Here’s the synopsis we received:
This movie is currently called UNTITLED SPANISH COMEDY and stars Will Ferrell, Gael Garcia Bernal (The Motorcycle Diaries), DIEGO LUNA (The Terminal) and GENESIS RODRIGUEZ (TV’s Entourage & “Dona Barbara”) Armando Alvarez (Will Ferrell) has lived and worked on his father’s ranch in Mexico his entire life. As the ranch encounters financial difficulties, Armando’s younger brother Raul (Diego Luna), shows up with his new fiance, Sonia (Genesis Rodriguez). It seems that Raul’s success as an international businessman means the ranch’s troubles are over as he pledges to settle all debts his father has incurred. But when Armando falls for Sonia, and Raul’s business dealings turn out to be less than legit, all hell breaks loose as they find themselves in a war with Mexico’s most feared drug lord, the mighty Onza (Gael Garcia Bernal)…