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Jennifer Lopez to Star in Chilean Miners Film ’33′

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Jennifer Lopez has signed on to star in “The 33.” The film is based on the true story of 33 Chilean miners who were trapped half a mile underground for 69 days before being rescued in 2010.

“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.

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