Jennifer Lopez and her fierceness are making their return to film!!!
After a hiatus to focus on music and family, Mizzzz Lopez will be back on the big screen in The 33.
The 33 tells the real-life story of 33 Chilean miners who ended up trapped half a mile beneath the earth's surface following an August 2010 cave-in. After a spectacular effort by Chile's government and drilling experts, the men were rescued 69 days later- where all were found alive!!!
This film will be Lopez's first big-screen role since starring in the action thriller Parker, opposite Jason Statham.
Alongside J.Lo, Antonio Banderas will be
Tags: antonio banderas, casting news, chilean miners, film flickers, jason statham, jennifer lopez, martin sheen, the 33
Remember when we watched the rescue of 33 Chilean miners after they endured 69 days of being trapped underground?
Well producer Mike Medavoy was so touched by the story, he went after the story rights and succeeded.
The pen behind Motorcycle Diaries, Jose Rivera, will adapt the movie, which is set to begin production sometime next year.
Medavoy seems super excited about this:
Tags: chilean miners, courage, miners, motorcycle diaries, spirit
While at the Manchester United vs Arsenal game in the UK on Monday, David Beckham met the Chilean miners, who were the guests of the evening.
Such an honor for both of them!
[Image via XposurePhotos.com.]
Tags: chilean miners, soccer
/ Comments Off
If they can do this right, it could def be a worthwhile story for the world to know about.
Brad Pitt is seeking to secure the film rights to the story of the 33 Chilean miners who were trapped underground for over two months.
His production company, Plan B, is currently in negotiations with reps for the miners to get the O-K to move forward with the project.
As long as the project is handled with care and is not exploitative, then we're on board.
Do U think the Chilean miners' story should be adapted into a big screen epic?
[Image via WENN.]
Tags: big screen, chilean miners, epic, film rights, miners, plan b