Jennifer Lopez Digs Miners In "The 33"

By Garth Franklin Monday June 17th 2013 11:17AM

Jennifer Lopez has signed on to join Antonio Banderas in Patricia Riggen's Chilean miner drama "The 33".

The film is based on the true story of the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued after being trapped underground for 69 days in 2010.

Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro also star in the project which was penned by Mikko Alanne and Jose Rivera. Shooting begins this Fall in Chile.

Banderas is playing the role of the charismatic miner Mario Sepulveda. Santoro is one of his trapped co-workers, while Sheen will play a miner's father.

Source: THR