Colombian actress Catalina Sandino Moreno, Oscar-nominated for Maria Full of Grace, has been added to the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s two film project about Latin American revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara, which begins shooting July 25 in Spain.
Entitled The Argentine and Guerrilla, the two Spanish language-films have a combined budget of around $70 million, reports Variety. Benicio del Toro toplines as “Che.”
Other actors attached include Julia Ormond, Germany’s Franka Potente and Cuban Jorge Perugorria, as well as Spanish actors Jordi Molla, Oscar Jaenada, Eduard Fernandez and Ruben Ochandiano.
Shooting begins in Spain’s central Castille La Mancha region and will continue in other locations in Madrid and Andalusia for nine weeks.