Viggo Mortensen Falls For Teresa

By Garth Franklin Tuesday October 18th 2005 05:14PM

Viggo Mortensen is in negotiations to join the cast of Spanish language flick "Teresa" reports Production Weekly.

Novelist Ray Loriga is helming the "near psychedelic vision of the raptures and writings of a towering figure, 16th century Spain proto-feminist mystic saint Teresa of Avila. Paz Vega ("Spanglish") will play Teresa, Mortensen will play a cleric. Victoria Abril and Leonor Watling are also cast.

Mortensen worked with Loriga before on 1997's "My Brother's Gun". Shooting begins November 21st in Spain.

Thanks to 'Scott'