- star in a film about the life of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, to be directed by his compatriot Fernando Leon de Aranoa.
- The film is inspired in the book “Loving Pablo, hating Escobar ‘, he wrote eight years ago died Escobar’s lover, Virginia Vallejo
The EuropaCorp, the French Luc Besson, producer announced in Cannes that the film will be inspired by the memoir “Loving Pablo, hating Escobar ‘, who wrote eight years ago Escobar deceased lover, Virginia Vallejo, according to the trade publication The Hollywood Reporter .
The film, which has already begun to be sold in the market held parallel to the Cannes href=”http://www.20minutos.es/minuteca/cannes/” but must begin yet their will shoot this year – address the criminal career Escobar to become one of the most powerful lords in recent decades
Bardem is also one of the producers of the film
said EuropaCorp . Last year, Vallejo and said that he planned to take his story to the big screen with a group of filmmakers “related to Javier Bardem.”
Sentimental former teammate of Escobar during almost five years, popular news presenter in his country in the eighties, then revealed to the publication “Cast” that even had come to gather for two hours with the Spanish actor.
“He knows the perfect guy to Escobar, he is,” Vallejo on Bardem said, adding there would be “ two major actresses ” to embody his life before and after Escobar, who died in 1993 after being cornered by the Colombian police.
Interestingly, the older brother of Javier Bardem, Carlos, played a lieutenant Escobar hitman last year in the film “Escobar: Paradise Lost.”, in which Benicio del Toro played the capo
The history between Vallejo and Escobar goes back to a visit he made the model and presenter in 1983 to the estate of narco, After about five years of marriage she decided to isolate and keep quiet until 2006, when revealed numerous data was protected in Miami.
May 14, 2015