Following the recent recruitment of Emily Blunt to Denis Villeneuve’s “Sicario”, Variety has reported that Benicio del Toro is in final negotiations to co-star.
The thriller will follow an Arizona cop who travels to Mexico to hunt down a drug lord.
Taylor Sheridan wrote the screenplay and Basil Iwanyk, Thad and Trent Luckinbill, Molly Smith and Edward McDonnell will produce.
Del Toro can be seen in “Paradise Lost”, “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Inherent Vice”, all set to be released this year.
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