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Taking a look at some Latino movies in the works….

The remarkable rescue of 33 Chilean miners from the San Jose Mine last year captivated the world’s attention, and of course Hollywood is planning to take the heart-wrenching, death-defying story to the big screen. Academy Award-nominated producer Mike Medavoy (Black Swan, Shutter Island) and representatives of the 33 Chilean miners announced just a few days ago that they have entered into an… Continue reading Cine Latino: Chilean Miners Movie Gets the Green Light, Will Ferrell Learns Spanish for 'Casa de Mi Padre' and Zoe Saldana Kills in 'Colombiana,' Her First Latina Role

Chilean miners visit Disney World

MIAMI – The Chilean miners whose epic rescue last year won them fame and junkets arrived at Disney World in Orlando Thursday with their families … Continue reading Chilean miners visit Disney World

Brad Pitt’s film production company wants to bring the story of the miraculous recovery of 33 Chilean miners to the silver screen. The miners were hoisted to freedom on Oct. 13 after being trapped in a collapsed mine near Copiapo. Now the Pitt-owned Plan B Entertainment has offered the rescued miners a multimillion-dollar deal to [...] Continue reading Brad Pitt Seeking Rights To Chilean Miners Movie

Brad Pitt”s movie company has apparently made a multi-million dollar offer to trapped Chilean miners to make a film of their story. Plan B Entertainment is in talks with the miners to film their 69 days underground. Several miners might even get roles, reports the Sun. Lawyer Edgardo Reinoso, who represents the men, said he [...] Continue reading Brad Pitt to make a film on trapped Chilean miners?

“Miracle at the Mine” — it’s more than just a catchphrase adopted to describe an international ordeal. If Hollywood has its way, the slogan could be the title of a future telefilm or tell-all memoir. Book and film spinoff deals are already being floated about the plight and rescue of the 33 Chilean miners that [...] Continue reading Chilean Miners Movie Deals, Book Offers On The Table