"TheTwilight Saga's" Mia Maestro will star in Maya Entertainment's psychological thriller "The
Darkness of the Road."
Maestro, who played Carmen in Summit Entertainment's franchise, will play a young mother whose daughter disappears after picking up a mysterious hitchhiker.
Eduardo Rodriguez ("Fear Itself," "Curandero") wrote the screenplay and will direct.
Luis Guerrero and Chris Lemos of Vital Pictures will produce with Sandra Avila and Moctesuma Esparza of Maya Entertainment.
Maya will distribute the movie domestically.
The Los Angeles-based company makes movies that appeal to what it calls "the new mainstream" of American Latino and multicultural audiences.
Maestro is repped by ICM.