Benicio Del Toro is attached to star as Pablo Escobar, with The Hunger Games' Josh Hutcherson signing onto play Nick, the water sports enthusiast who, while visiting his brother, falls head over heels for a young woman tied to Columbia's biggest exporter of cocaine.
This biopic will mark the directorial debut of Andrea Di Stefano, who last wrote the screenplay for Life of Pi, and also adapted Eat, Pray, Love for the big screen. Paradise Lost begins production in March, in Panama.
Escobar: Paradise Lost comes to theaters January 16th, 2015 and stars Josh Hutcherson, Benicio Del Toro, Brady Corbet, Claudia Hernández, Carlos Bardem, Ana Girardot, Laura Londoño, Lauren Ziemski. The film is directed by Andrea Di Stefano.