December 07, 2005 06:21:24 GMT
J.Lo and husband Marc Anthony will star together in a music-based movie based on the life of iconic Puerto Rican singer Hector Lavoe
Hollywood beauty Jennifer Lopez is teaming up with husband Marc Anthony to star in the upcoming drama flick based on the life of iconic Puerto Rican singer Hector Lavoe entitled "El Cantante" (The Singer). With a release date scheduled for sometime next year, the film has started filming Sunday in New York with shooting also is planned in Puerto Rico.
"El Cantante," which actually is the song written by Ruben Blades and popularized by Lavoe, will see Anthony portrays Lavoe and Lopez his wife, Puchi. Also it will feature John Ortiz as Willie Colon. Besides starring in Lopez is serving as a producer as well. In hand directing the film is Leon Ichaso.
As of the plot, the film tells the life story of Hector Lavoe who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States. Interesting isn't it?