Michael Radford To Control “Castro’s Daughter”

British helmer Michael Radford (“Il Postino,” “1984”) will direct the historical drama “Castro’s Daughter” for Mankind Entertainment reports Variety.

“Daughter” is being produced by Mankind’s John Torres Martinez and Joe Lamy. The screenplay was written by Bobby Moresco (“Crash”) and centers on

The story follows Alina Fernandez, exiled daughter of Fidel Castro, who fled Cuba in 1993 disguised as a Spanish tourist.

She later wrote her memoir and now lectures at colleges and appears as a commentator on news shows.

Casting will begin in coming months with shooting to take place in Puerto Rico.