James Franco has booked his next movie role. The 44-year-old actor will be playing the role of Cuban leader Fidel Castro in the upcoming film Alina of Cuba.
The movie will star Broadway actress Ana Villafane as Castro’s daughter Alina Fernandez and Mia Maestro as Natalia “Naty” Revuelta, the woman who he had an affair with.
Deadline reports that the movie “follows the true-life story of Cuban exile turned social advocate, Fernandez, whose birth was the result of the tryst between Revuelta and Castro.
Revuelta sacrificed her and her physician husband’s personal belongings and finances to help fund the start of the communist revolution.Read more on justjared.com