“The 33″ also stars Antonio Banderas, Martin Sheen and Rodrigo Santoro. Banderas will play miner Mario Sepulveda and Sheen will play a miner’s father. Santoro will play one of the trapped miners. There is no word yet on what role Lopez will be taking on.
Patricia Riggen is directing the film, Mikko Alanne and Jose Rivera wrote the screenplay, and Mike Medavoy is producing. “The 33″ is set to begin production this fall in Chile.