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Ever wished for a Latino James Bond? Wish no more — director Robert Rodriguez is bringing him to television!

According to The Huffington Post, the “Machete” director will be bringing the series to the newly-created El Rey Network, which is being described as an “adventure drama that is Latino James Bond in tone.” The thirteen-episode series – authored by Mexican American “Star Trek” screenwriter Roberto Orci – will feature a “super-star soccer player and notorious playboy who doubles as a high-skilled spy” that engages in high-risk missions for the CIA. Rodriguez will direct the first episode of the new series.

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