Escobar: Paradise Lost
‘Escobar’ Star Benicio Del Toro on the Method, Playing Bad Guys and Considering TV and Broadway
The 48-year-old Oscar winner, who plays the Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar in the new film, tells THR, "Even when you're playing a horrible person, you have to be having fun playing that horrible person. It makes no sense, it's kind of crazy and schizophrenic, but it's like — it's acting."
Rep Sheet Roundup: CAA Signs ‘Vampire Academy’ Star, WME Lands ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Director
THR’s at-a-glance look at the week in representation news
Zurich: Director Andrea Di Stefano on Why ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Is No ‘Scarface 2’
Three decisions he made on the drug lord biopic were "never show cocaine, have him talk Spanish in the opening scene and never show Pablo Escobar being violent onscreen."
Toronto: Benicio Del Toro Could Catch Voters’ Attention for ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’
The Puerto Rican Oscar winner plays the film's titular Colombian drug lord, but Radius-TWC plans to push him in this year's best supporting actor race
Zurich: Gala Screening Set for ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’
Benicio del Toro, Josh Hutcherson and director Andrea di Stefano will attend
Benicio del Toro Is the Worst In-Law Ever in ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Trailer
From the Hunger Games to the drug war, Josh Hutcherson just can't stay out of trouble
‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’: Telluride Review
Italian actor Andrea Di Stefano's directorial debut is a melodrama about notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar