Screen Junkies » pablo escobar http://www.screenjunkies.com Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:27:17 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 ‘Lincoln Lawyer’ Director Telling The Tale Of Pablo Escobar http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/lincoln-lawyer-director-telling-the-tale-of-pablo-escobar/ http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/movie-news/lincoln-lawyer-director-telling-the-tale-of-pablo-escobar/#comments Sat, 30 Jul 2011 00:19:20 +0000 Penn Collins http://www.screenjunkies.com/?p=222721 Maybe this movie will reveal the goodness behind the man, but it will probably just be about beautiful piles of cocaine.

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In a project that is being hailed as “the Latino Godfather” (which, coincidentally was my nickname in grade school), The Lincoln Lawyer helmer Brad Furman has attached himself to a film on the reign of Pablo Escobar. Producer Scott Steindorff has said it will be as much about war as it will be about crime, an allusion to the cartel that had a paramilitary presence in Bogota for most of Escobar’s time at the top.

This project appears to have rallied ahead of the now-on-hold Killing Pablo adaptation, as well as Oliver Stone‘s Escobar. The source material isn’t known at this time, but Matt Aldrich has been hired to pen the screenplay. Aldrich has recently become a hot property with the bidding war his most recent script, Father Daughter Time: A Tale of Armed Robbery and Eskimo Kisses caused a few months back.

Let’s just hope this film shows this ruthless drug boss the respect he so mercilessly killed to obtain.

 

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