What happened to your movie that was going to star Leonardo DiCaprio? – 2024-02-27 07:02:22 – 2024-02-27 07:02:22

The worldwide fame of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, who is considered one of the most dangerous drug traffickers in history, has made countless productions are made about his life.

Documentaries, books and even television series have narrated the multiple illicit activities in which the founder of the Sinaloa Cartel was involved over the years.

But, curiously, one of the audiovisual productions about “El Chapo” that gave us the most to talk about in recent years never saw the light and it remained just a frustrated dream.

10 years ago a rumor began to circulate that Renowned filmmaker Ridley Scott was going to record a film focused on the life of the Mexican drug kingpinwith the particularity that it would star Leonardo DiCaprio.

This production was going to be based on the book The Cartelwritten by Don Winslow, and would feature the Oscar winner as a DEA agent in his constant fight to capture Joaquín Guzmán Loera.

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Scott, according to several international media, would have gotten the Fox production company to give the project the green light and that The film will begin filming in the old Cruz de Humilladero prison, in Malaga, Spain.

Besides, speculation began that DiCaprioalong with the rest of the cast, was ready to begin filming The Cartel, name that this film would bear based on the criminal activities of “El Chapo”.

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“El Chapo”, after his arrest, was extradited to the United States and was tried for multiple crimes, for which His film project was never made to avoid further fueling the controversy surrounding the so-called “trial of the century.”


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