Within the age of reboots, revivals and prequels, Antonio Banderas is sharing ideas on who would make an awesome option to observe in his masked footsteps because the legendary Zorro.
The actor, who performed the swashbuckling hero in 1998’s “The Mask of Zorro” and sequel “The Legend of Zorro” in 2005, mentioned his “Uncharted” costar Tom Holland can be an ideal match for the position, in a video interview revealed Saturday with Comicbook.com.
“If they called me to do ‘Zorro,’ I would do what Anthony Hopkins did for me, which is to pass the torch,” Banderas mentioned when requested about the potential for doing a 3rd movie within the “Zorro” franchise, referring to how Hopkins handed the mantle all the way down to him within the first film.
“He’s so energetic and fun,” Banderas mentioned of Holland. “He’s got this spark, too.”
The “Zorro” movies, which had been directed by Martin Campbell, costarred Catherine Zeta-Jones. The primary movie was a part of a string of crossover successes within the Nineteen Nineties for Banderas, which included “Desperado,” “Evita” and “Philadelphia,” after he bought his begin working in Spanish cinema with director Pedro Almodovar.
Whereas the “Zorro” franchise presently has no strong tasks in growth, Banderas is presently doing press for an additional sequel, the upcoming DreamWorks animated film “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.”
In that movie, Banderas once more voices the debonair feline character he originated within the “Shrek” motion pictures, following 2011’s feature-length “Puss in Boots.”