Welcome to the World of Zorro®

Zorro Productions, Inc. controls the trademarks and copyrights in the name, visual likeness and the character of Zorro. The brand is represented worldwide by over thirty-five licensing agents for all media and ancillary products. John Gertz, President and CEO, has been guiding the brand for over thirty-five years through major films, television, stage productions, publishing projects and promotions in addition to thousands of licensed products.

“Don’t Breathe” Director Fede Alvarez in Talks with Sony for New Zorro Reboot

Pop culture news website The Illuminerdi reports that Fede Alvarez, director of “Don’t Breathe” (2016) and the “Evil Dead” reboot (2013) is currently in talks with Sony to helm a new Zorro film reboot. The film would reportedly be based on the original Zorro story, “The Curse of Capistrano,” published by author Johnston McCulley in […]

July 7th, 2021 | 0 Comments

Original Zorro Story “Death of a Grandee” Wins Pulp Factory Award for Best Short Story (2021)

Author John L. French has won Best Pulp Short Story in the 2021 Pulp Factory Awards for his story “Death of a Grandee,” collected in Bold Venture Press’s recent anthology, Zorro: The Daring Escapades.  Pulp Factory awards are held yearly, and winners chosen by the public from a shortlist generated by the Pulp Factory,  a […]

May 13th, 2021 | 0 Comments

Secuoya Studios and John Gertz Producing New Zorro Series

A new Zorro series is in production with LA-based Secuoya Studios, in collaboration with Zorro Productions President/CEO John Gertz, former Sony execs Andy Kaplan and Jesús Torres, and Secuoya Studios’ Sergio Pizzolante. The new series will be directed by Javier Ruiz Caldera (“Superlopez”) with scripts by Spain’s Carlos Portela (“Velvet Collection”). Variety reports that “the […]

February 2nd, 2021 | 0 Comments

New Zorro TV Series with Female Lead in Production with NBC, Propagate

A new, female-led Zorro TV series is being developed at NBC by Propagate, with filmmaker Robert Rodriguez and writer-director Rebecca Rodriguez co-writing, and Rebecca Rodriguez directing. The creative team also includes multi-award nominee Sofia Vergara. The drama will see a contemporary female Zorro in the form of an underground artist who fights for social justice […]

December 15th, 2020 | 1 Comment

“Zorro: The Musical” Returns to the UK With Two Upcoming Shows

“Zorro: The Musical” is returning to the United Kingdom in February and March 2020, with two separate performances in London and Manchester.  On Sunday, February 23rd, a concert performance of the musical will be preformed at Cadogan Hall in London, starring Ricardo Alfonso as Zorro, and featuring actresses Lesli Margherita and Emma Williams reprising their […]

February 14th, 2020 | 0 Comments

“The Mark of Zorro: 100 Years of the Masked Avenger” Art Book Now Available

American Mythology‘s new art book celebrating Zorro’s centennial, The Mark of Zorro: 100 Years of the Masked Avenger, is now available. With over 200 pages of Zorro art and trivia from 100 years of pulp magazines, comics, film, television, and more, the it’s the perfect addition to any Zorro fan’s collection! Purchase the standard or […]

October 23rd, 2019 | 0 Comments

“The Zorro Dice Game” Kickstarter Launches

Pull the Pin Games (formerly Overworld Games) has launched their Kickstarter for “The Zorro Dice Game,” a fast-paced dice and card game that has players rolling to achieve heroic feats, collect equipment, defeat villains, and finally go head-to-head to see who’s worthy of becoming the next Zorro. The Kickstarter will run until November 16, 2019, […]

October 15th, 2019 | 0 Comments

Happy 100th Anniversary, Zorro!

August 9th, 2019 marks 100 years since the publication of the first installment of “The Curse of Capistrano,” which introduced Zorro to the world! Happy 100th anniversary, Zorro! Thanks to all the Zorro fans for their love and support of the character over the last century, over all of his many iterations – here’s to […]

August 9th, 2019 | 0 Comments

Zorro 100th Anniversary Celebrated at Comic-Con 2019

Zorro’s 100th Anniversary will be celebrated and discussed at a special panel at Comic-Con 2019. “Zorro: 100 Years of the Masked Avenger” will be moderated by Zorro historian Scott Cherrin, and feature comics scribe David Avallone (Zorro Swords of Hell) and keynote speaker Don McGregor in conversation about the historic event and all things of interest to […]

July 18th, 2019 | 0 Comments