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Bolivar Biopic "Libertador" Underway

By Garth Franklin Wednesday June 20th 2012 11:19PM
Bolivar Biopic "Libertador" Underway

Edgar Ramirez, Danny Huston, Gary Lewis, Maria Valverde and Imanol Arias are all set to star in Alberto Arvelo's "Libertador", a biopic of 19th century Latin American freedom fighter Simon Bolivar says Variety.

The $50 million+ Venezuela-Spain co-production will be produced by Caracas' Prods. Insurgentes and San Mateo Films.

Timothy Sexton ("Children of Men") penned the script, which deals with Bolivar's military campaign to wrestle independence from Spain and unify Latin America.

The film will be Spanish language, but will include some English and French dialogue. Gustavo Dudamel will create the score.

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