Jonás Cuarón, who co-wrote the acclaimed feature Gravity with his father, director Alfonso Cuarón, is set to adapt Undocumented America, a manuscript by journalist — and DACA beneficiary — Karla Cornejo Villavicencio as a potential TV series for Brad Weston’s Makeready.
Based on the book to be published by Spiegel & Grau, Undocumented America will be a portrait of the undocumented experience, weaving together diverse stories of immigrants across the country – from New York City and Miami, to Flint, New Haven, Cleveland and beyond.
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“This is an important story, and one that needs to be told with urgency. I am so happy to be working alongside Karla, who offers a passionate and personal voice to this complex issue,” said Mexico-born Jonás Cuarón.
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