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Fidel Castro's Daughter Expresses Support For James Franco As Cuban Leader In 'Alina Of Cuba'

Fidel Castro’s Daughter Expresses Support For James Franco As Cuban Leader In ‘Alina Of Cuba’

EXCLUSIVE: Fidel Castro’s daughter, Alina Fernández, has emphasized to Deadline her endorsement of James Franco playing her Cuban leader revolutionary father in the upcoming independent feature, Alina of Cuba. She is also proud that “the project is almost entirely Latino, both in front and behind the camera.” “James Franco has an obvious physical resemblance to …

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'Alina of Cuba' Producer Responds to John Leguizamo's Criticism of James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro: “His Comments Are Culturally Uneducated”

‘Alina of Cuba’ Producer Responds to John Leguizamo’s Criticism of James Franco Casting as Fidel Castro: “His Comments Are Culturally Uneducated”

Following criticisms by John Leguizamo of James Franco’s casting as Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro in the independent film Alina of Cubaproducer John Martinez O’Phelan has responded, calling the comments “culturally uneducated.” Set to be directed by Miguel Bardem and based on a script written by Jose Rivera and Nilo Cruz, Franco stars opposite Mía Maestro, …

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