Narcos: Mexico star Teresa Ruiz joins Liam Neeson action thriller The Minuteman
According to Deadline, Narcos: Mexico actress Teresa Ruiz has signed up to join Liam Neeson in the action film The Minuteman. Ruiz joins a cast that includes Katheryn Winnick and Juan Pablo Raba.
The film, directed by longtime Clint Eastwood-collaborator Robert Lorenz (Trouble with the Curve) and co-written by Lorenz, Chris Charles and Danny Kravitz, follows a Vietnam veteran now living as a rancher who takes in a young boy on the run from the cartel and must protect him from an assassin.
Neeson is attached in the lead role of the rancher with Raba signing on to star as the assassin while Winnick’s role is currently being kept under wraps. The project is being produced by Tai Duncan, Mark Williams, Warren Goz and Eric Gold with James Masciello, Nicolas Chartier and Jonathan Deckter executive producing.
In addition to Narcos: Mexico, Ruiz also appeared in the political thriller Aquí en la Tierra.
The Minuteman will be distributed by Voltage Pictures and is set to begin production in New Mexico next week in New Mexico and Ohio.