In development since at least 2009, the remake of the obscure cult Spanish western Cut-Throats Nine finally looks set to go ahead, following an international deal struck by Canadian “genre distributor” Raven Banner Entertainment. Harvey Keitel, Mads Mikkelsen and Jordi Molla have been attached for years, with Kris Holden-Ried (Underworld: Awakening) and Julian Richings (Cube) just joining. Rodrigo Gudino (The Last Will And Testament Of Rosalind Leigh, which also featured Richings) is the director
Personally, I think that this is a terrible idea. The reputation of the movie in the US is framed within the context of the gore, horror, and grindhouse elements of the movie.However, Marchent’s movie is more interesting and complex than this, in my opinion. In the upcoming podcast episode, I will elaborate on my take on the Spanish western.