Anthony Hopkins to play Ernest HemingwayMarch 27th, 2009 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Hollywood legend Sir Anthony Hopkins is to play revered author and adventurer Ernest Hemingway in a new movie, directed by actor Andy Garcia.
Hopkins who earlier has played real-life figures in “Nixon”, “Surviving Picasso”, “Amistad” and “The World’s Fastest Indian”, will play Hemingway in an independent movie “Hemingway & Fuentes”, reports contactmusic.com.
Garcia has co-written the script with Hemingway’s niece, author Hilary Hemingway. Apart from directing the project, he will also star opposite Hopkins as fishing-boat captain Gregorio Fuentes, who befriended the writer in the last decade of his life.
Fuentes is reportedly the inspiration behind Hemingway’s Santiago character in his Pulitzer Prize-winning tale “The Old Man and the Sea”.
Actress Annette Bening is in talks to play Hemingway’s wife Mary Welsh.
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