Jennifer Lopez Joins Chilean Miner Drama ‘The 33’

Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro have joined director Patricia Riggen’s drama about the 33 miners who were trapped underground in 2010.

Jennifer Lopez joins the Chilean miner drama The 33
Jennifer Lopez joins the Chilean miner drama The 33
Jennifer Lopez has signed on to star in the Chilean miner drama The 33, alongside Antonio Banderas, Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro.

We reported in May that Antonio Banderas will play the miner Mario Sepulveda, a.k.a. Super Mario, with Martin Sheen playing Mario's father and Rodrigo Santoro playing another one of the 33 miners, who were trapped underground for 69 days in 2010. No details were given regarding Jennifer Lopez's role.

Patricia Riggen is directing from a screenplay by Mikko Alanne and Jose Rivera, with Mike Medavoy and Edward McGurn producing. Production is scheduled to begin this fall in Chile.

Jennifer Lopez most recently starred in this year's action-thriller Parker, alongside Jason Statham.

The 33 was released in 2014 and stars Antonio Banderas, Jennifer Lopez, Martin Sheen, Rodrigo Santoro. The film is directed by Patricia Riggen.

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