Juan Taratuto’s Spanish-language original, about a husband who hires a professional Cassanova to seduce his unhappy wife, was the highest-grossing Argentine film of 2008. The film has had remakes in South Korea, Mexico and Italy and was previously on the development slate at Warner Bros.
The U.S remake deal was struck with Argentine sales outfit FimSharks, whose label The Remake Company has also struck a redo pact for Spain with Arcadia Motion Pictures (Aloft).
Akoskin is executive producer on upcoming drama Bonded with Jason Patric. Fuego’s development slate also includes baseball movie Clemente.
Separately, FilmSharks has also signed remake sales rights from Enrique Cerezo