Bichir Is Castro In Guerrilla

Mexican actor Demian Bichir (“Time of the Butterflies”) is set to co-star as Cuban leader Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming films “The Guerrilla” and “The Argentine” reports Variety.

The $70 million two-film Spanish-language project follows the life of Latin American revolutionary Che Guevara (Benicio Del Toro). Catalina Sandino Moreno, Julia Ormond, Franka Potente, Jorge Perugorria, Jordi Molla, Oscar Jaenada, Eduard Fernandez and Ruben Ochandiano all co-star.

Soderbergh began shooting earlier this summer in Spain.