By Priscilla Rodriguez | 09/10/2013 - 15:10
John Leguizamo knows what he wants and he'll do whatever it takes to get it!
According to Deadline, Leguizamo wanted to star as Pablo Escobar in the upcoming biopic, The King of Cocaine. He even went as far as spending $15,000 on a fat suit to convince the biopic's filmmaker, Brad Furman, that he would be perfect for the part.
By Samantha Leal | 11/20/2012 - 10:35
Benicio del Toro is in final negotiations to play the infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in a new movie titled Paradise Lost, reports Variety. The Puerto Rican actor is no stranger to playing controversial and iconic roles , including that of Ernesto "Che" Guevara in Steven Soderbergh's Che.
By Latina Staff | 08/01/2011 - 11:30
A plan is in full swing to make a movie about late Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar, with director Brad Furman (The Lincoln Lawyer) at the helm. Escobar, who was murdered in 1993, once controlled 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the United States and was named one of the ten richest people on earth by Fortune and Forbes magazines.
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 11:15
Salma Hayek is reportedly in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel Noticia de un Secuestro. Argentinian screenplay writer Aida Bortnick has confirmed that the Mexicana actress is the strongest candidate to star in the adaptation of the Nobel prize winning author's gripping, non-fiction account of the infamous 1990 kidnapping by members of Pablo Escobar's drug cartel of Maruja Pachon de Villamizar, a Colombian journalist married to prominent politician Alberto Villamizar, and his sister, Beatriz.