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Benicio Del Toro Teams With Exile Content Studio For Slate Of Latinx Projects

EXCLUSIVE: Sicario and Traffic star Benicio Del Toro is teaming up with L.A.-based Exile Content Studio to develop a slate of scripted and unscripted TV projects from emerging creatives. The partnership will look to support talent from Latin America and the U.S. Hispanic market who are working on Spanish- and English-language projects. Traffic Oscar winner Del Toro, who was Emmy-nominated for Showtime series Escape At Dannemora, is joining the creative advisory board of the company, which is led by Wharton professor Adam Grant. The deal marks the actor-producer’s first such agreement with a production company. “I’m excited to bring life to these underrepresented voices and stories...
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Benicio del Toro: The French Dispatch was like theatre

Benicio del Toro has compared working under Wes Anderson in 'The French Dispatch' to performing in a theatre. The 54-year-old actor features in an all-star ensemble for the new movie as Moses Rosenthaler and he explained how Anderson was "very meticulous" in his approach to directing. Benicio told the Metro...
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Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt, Ato Essandoh Join Benicio Del Toro Thriller ‘Reptile’ (Exclusive)

Alicia Silverstone, Michael Pitt and Ato Essandoh have joined Benicio Del Toro and Justin Timberlake in Reptile, a crime thriller that Grant Singer is directing for Netflix. Also joining the cast are Frances Fisher (Watchmen) and Eric Bogosian (Succession). Written by Singer and Benjamin Brewer, the script centers on a hardened detective (Del Toro) who, after the the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, attempts to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems, and by doing so dismantles the illusions in his own life. Silverstone is playing Del Toro’s wife, while Pitt is a man so...
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‘Reptile’: Justin Timberlake Joins Benicio Del Toro In Film From Black Label Media As It Heads To Netflix

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Black Label Media’s Reptile, setting Oscar nominee Justin Timberlake (Palmer, The Social Network) to star opposite Oscar winner Benicio Del Toro (Sicario, Traffic), whose casting had already been announced. The film picks up following the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, following a hardened detective (Del Toro) as he attempts to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems. In doing so, he finds himself dismantling the illusions in his own life. Prolific music video director Grant Singer is helming the pic in his feature directorial debut. He wrote the script...
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'The French Dispatch' Teaser: Benicio Del Toro Is A Great Artist, And Also A Murderer

The French Dispatch is getting closer to its October release date and Wes Anderson fans are getting more and more restless. Thankfully, Searchlight Pictures is throwing us a few bones with tiny teasers of the stories that make up Wes Anderson's latest film. The most recent clip gives us a glimpse at "The Concrete Masterpiece by J.K.L. Berendsen." Benicio del Toro stars as incarcerated artist Moses Rosenthaler, a man who turns out to be as murderous as he is talented.
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