“A Better Life” and “Weeds” star Demian Bichir has joined the cast of Oliver Stone’s “Savages” at Universal Pictures says Variety.
Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson play Laguna Beach marijuana dealers forced to work for a Mexican drug cartel after it kidnaps their free-spirited girlfriend (Blake Lively).
Bichir would play Alex, the two-timing attorney who works for the cartel. Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Emile Hirsch also star.
Stone revised the script by Shane Salerno and Don Winslow based on Winslow’s novel. Shooting kicks off July 6th.