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Hollywood Celebs Sean Penn, Oliver Stone Mourn Death of Hugo Chavez
By Kamren Curiel | 03/06/2013 - 12:41

Hollywood heavyweights Sean Penn and Oliver Stone both released statements following the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Tuesday. Penn was a longtime supporter of the late president who lost his fight with an undisclosed type of pelvic cancer at 58.


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Maria Conchita Alonso Calls Sean Penn a Communist
Maria Conchita Alonso Calls Sean Penn a Communist
By Amaris Castillo | 12/21/2011 - 10:30

Words more than hurt – they enrage.


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Josh Brolin to Replace Sean Penn in "Cartel"
By Mariela Rosario | 10/01/2009 - 10:16

Josh Brolin is set to replace Sean Penn as the star of the Asger Leth-directed drama Cartel. Leth will be making his feature directing debut with Cartel. He previously directed the critically acclaimed 2006 documentary Ghosts of Cite Soleil. The film will begin shooting January in Mexico City.

Sean Penn was going to star in the film, but he left the project in June to take a break from acting for personal reasons.


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Benicio Del Toro to Join Sean Penn and Jim Carrey for "The Three Stooges" Movie?
By Monica Herrera | 03/26/2009 - 10:27

Benicio del Toro has played many an eccentric role in his long career—we've even lovingly documented them—but this one may go down as most bizarre to date. The boricua thesp is reportedly in talks to play Moe in a movie version of The Three Stooges directed by the Farrelly Brothers.


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Sean Penn to Star in Film About Mexican Drug Cartels
By Mariela Rosario | 03/10/2009 - 14:00

Sean Penn is currently in discussion to star in the upcoming film Cartel, a drama for Universal Pictures.

Penn is considering the role of Ed Marker, a man on a journey to protect his son after his wife is murdered by men involved in the super violent Mexican cartels. The drama originally took root as a remake of La Scorta, a 1993 Italian film about four cops struggling to guard a lawyer prosecuting mafia bosses, but eventually evolved into an action film for Penn set in Mexico.


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Hugo Chavez Gives $9 Million to Danny Glover
By Latina Staff | 04/11/2008 - 10:23

Aha! Now we know why so many Hollywood stars have been mysteriously flocking to Hugo Chavez's side over the past year. The Venezuelan president has promised nearly $27 million in production funds to everyone from Kevin Spacy and Sean Penn to Naomi Campbell.


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