Tom Hanks Considers Joining Triple Frontier

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Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal’s post “Hurt Locker” effort, “Triple Frontier” has already had its share of big names attached to the ensemble cast. Stars like Sean Penn, Christian Bale, Javier Bardem, and even the Fresh Prince, have all met with Bigelow about the picture.

Now Deadline reports that Tom Hanks is seriously considering joining the team. He hasn’t committed to anything, but he is looking hard at one of the five lead roles.

“Triple Frontier” is about the notorious tri-border area along the junction of Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil. Because of the geography of the region it is especially difficult for governments to monitor, and is a haven for smugglers, organized crime, and terrorist groups.

Production is set to begin early next year.

Author: Brent McKnight

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  • Lidiane Brasil

    During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, former U.S. President George W. Bush Accused the Southern Cone countries (Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay) of harboring Islamic terrorists because of the large presence of Arab traders in the region. Were the accusations never proven, but now the director Kathryn Bigelow (the Oscar-winning “War on Terror”) rekindled the controversy by disclosing That has a script ready to shoot ‘Triple Frontier’ in the Triple Border Between the cities of Foz do Iguacu (Brazil), Ciudad del Este (Paraguay) and Puerto Iguazú (Argentina), divided by the Paraguay river and the river Iguaçu. What Is Certain Is That Will this project bring only the stereotypes Against Arabs living in this region, the typical American view of “saving the world,” war is nothing ‘holy’ Against Islam. More U.S. trash Cutura