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Salma Hayek to Star in Adaptation of Marquez's "Noticia de un Secuestro"
By Mariela Rosario | 03/25/2009 - 11:15


Salma Hayek
is reportedly in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel Noticia de un Secuestro. Argentinian screenplay writer Aida Bortnick has confirmed that the Mexicana actress is the strongest candidate to star in the adaptation of the Nobel prize winning author's gripping, non-fiction account of the infamous 1990 kidnapping by members of Pablo Escobar's drug cartel of Maruja Pachon de Villamizar, a Colombian journalist married to prominent politician Alberto Villamizar, and his sister, Beatriz.


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True Story: Gabriel García Márquez Is Writing A New Novel
By Monica Herrera | 12/10/2008 - 09:11

The only thing cooler than morning photos of Ricky Martin's babies? Gabriel García Márquez is confirmed to be writing a new novel, his first since 2004's Memorias de Mis Putas Tristes.


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