Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem attend Cannes.

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Academy award winner Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz attend Cannes 2015 where the announcement on their next movie Escobar was made officially.

It was announced that Penelope Cruz and Javier Barden will be starring in Europacorp’s Pablo Escobar biopic, Escobar.

The movie will be based on Virginia Vallejo’s 2008 best selling Spanish-language memoir Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar. Escobar will be all about the rise of Colombian drug cartel kingpin Pablo Escobar. Expect a lot of thrillers and amazing storyline.

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Fernando Leon de Aranoa (A Perfect Day, Mondays in the Sun, Familia) will write and direct the biopic of the Colombian drug lord.

EuropaCorp will finance, distribute and produce the drama based on Virginia Vallejo’s 2008 best-selling Spanish-language memoir “Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar” with Pinguin Films and Dean Nichols Productions.

Producers are Dean Nichols, Bardem, and EuropaCorp CEO Christophe Lambert. 

Jere Hausfater,Dany Boon, and Todd Nichols will serve as executive producers.