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Friday 21 November 2014

Banderas steps into Castro's boots?

Antonio Banderas is currently starring in new film Haywire
Antonio Banderas is currently starring in new film Haywire

Antonio Banderas is apparently in talks to play Fidel Castro in Castro's Daughter.

The Spanish star is looking to step into the shoes of the Cuban leader in the upcoming biopic, based on Castro's daughter Alina Fernandez's biography Castro's Daughter: An Exile's Memory Of Cuba, reported Screen Daily.

The movie, which is to be directed by English filmmaker Michael Radford and is being written by Bobby Moresco and Nilo Cruz, will tell the story of Alina, who escaped Cuba as a Spanish tourist and later wrote her book detailing life in Cuba and under her father's rule.

Filming is expected to take place in Puerto Rico.

Antonio - who was last seen in Pedro Almodovar's The Skin I Live In and Puss In Boots - next appears in Steven Soderbergh's Haywire alongside Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum and Gina Carano.

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