Gael Garcia Bernal and Benicio Del Toro are in talks to join director Emir Kusturica’s SEVEN FRIENDS OF PANCHO VILLA. Based on the novel by James Carlos Blake, the story centers on the life of Mexican revolutionary hero Francisco “Pancho” Villa. Johnny Depp was previously attached to star.
Kusturica will direct from a script co-written with Gordan Mihic. Fidelite Films to produce.
Bernal is repped by WME. Del Toro is repped by Rick Yorn.