Radius Gets Back "Escobar: Paradise Lost"?

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Radius Gets Back "Escobar: Paradise Lost"?

Radius is pushing back the U.S. release date of the Benicio Del Toro and Josh Hutcherson-led "Escobar: Paradise Lost" from next Friday to sometime in the second quarter.

The true story tale deals with a love story between a young Canadian surfer, and the niece of Colombia's drug king. Radius did not give a reason for the delay.

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Benicio Del Toro Roles In "Inherent Vice"

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Benicio Del Toro Roles In "Inherent Vice"

Benicio Del Toro is said to be eyeing a role in Paul Thomas Anderson's upcoming film adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 2009 crime novel "Inherent Vice" at Warner Bros. Pictures.

Set in 1970 Los Angeles, the film follows pot-smoking private detective Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) as he investigates the case of a kidnapped girl.

Del Toro is in talks to play the small but key role of an unlicensed attorney who's always trying to keep Doc out of trouble.

Anderson, Mega ...


Brady Corbet Gets Romantic "Paradise Lost"

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Brady Corbet Gets Romantic "Paradise Lost"

Brady Corbet ("Thunderbirds," "Simon Killer") has joined the cast of the romantic thriller "Paradise Lost" at Chapter 2, Studio 37, and Pathe.

Inspired by true events, the story follows a young surfer (Josh Hutcherson) who visits his brother in Colombia and falls madly in love with a beautiful local girl.

Their romance seems idyllic until he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Benicio del Toro). The film is NOT an Escobar biopic, rather something more akin to the way Idi Amin ...


Enrique Urbizu Will Helm "Silver or Lead"

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Enrique Urbizu Will Helm "Silver or Lead"

Relativity Media has acquired Piers Ashworth's script for "Silver or Lead" which deals with the manhunt for cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.

Enrique Urbizu ("No Rest for the Wicked") will helm the project in which the focus is on the personal war between the Colombian drug lord and Brigadier-General Hugo Martinez.

Martinez was the commander of the Colombian police task force 'Search Bloc' which was setup to bring Escobar down, and ultimately succeeded.

Ashworth penn ...


"The Wolfman" Reboot Gets Louis Morneau

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"The Wolfman" Reboot Gets Louis Morneau

Louis Morneau ("Bats," "Joy Ride 2") has been tapped to direct "Werewolf", the second reboot of "The Wolfman" for Universal Pictures reports Moviehole.

Originally the plan was to do a sequel to the Benicio Del Toro-led 2009 remake, now the studio is instead doing an original film which will share a link to the original George Waggner 19 ...