Plan every move. Play every side. Risk everything. Gloria (Gina Rodriguez) finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, & strength. Miss Bala is directed by American filmmaker Catherine Hardwicke, director of the films Thirteen, Lords of Dogtown, The Nativity Story, Twilight, Red Riding Hood, Plush, and Miss You Already previously. The screenplay is written by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer. A remake of the 2011 Mexican film of the same name directed by Gerardo Naranjo.