Bichir in Mex­i­can film role

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - GOODFILMS -

LOS AN­GE­LES: Demian Bichir, who played the young Fidel Cas­tro in Steven Soderbergh’s Che, is to play an­other rev­o­lu­tion­ary in the Mex­i­can film Hi­dalgo-Moliere.

Bichir has signed on to star in the fea­ture, which cen­tres on Miguel Hi­dalgo, the priest who was a leader of the Mex­i­can in­de­pen­dence move­ment.

The ac­tor is also in talks for a star­ring role in an un­ti­tled drama about South Florida gang leader Leona Sanchez. – Reuters

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