February 18, 2006 02:51:02 GMT
Javier Bardem has agreed to topline New Line Cinema's epic "Love in the Time of Cholera," according to The Hollywood Reporter
The Hollywood Reporter reported that Javier Bardem is ready to film his next movie project, "Love in the Time of Cholera." The big-screen adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez' novel of the same name is about to be directed by Mike Newell from a screenplay written by Oscar winner Ronald Harwood.
Of drama romance genre, "Love in the Time of Cholera" follows a romantic young man (Bardem) who loses the girl of his dreams to a wealthier suitor and consequently spends the next 50 years building his life and reputation so that one day he might have her. Other women find this devotion irresistible, so he finds himself with frequent female companionship throughout his wait, but his heart always remains faithful to the woman who first captured his heart.