HAVANA, August 2 The Spanish actor Antonio Banderas will star in the Starz series based on the detective novels of Cuban Leonardo Padura “Havana Quartet”.
Starz CEO Chris Albrecht made the announcement on Friday in a panel to TV critics in Beverly Hills, California. The series is based on the series “The Four Seasons” by Padura about the detective Mario Conde, who always dreamed of being a writer.
Banderas will play the detective and will also be executive producer of the series distributed internationally by Entertainment One.
Apparently Cuba is now a topic of interest to Hollywood.
Discovery Channel recently released its series “Cuban Chrome”, Conan O’Brien recently recorded episodes of his late-night show “Conan” in Cuba, and American Heroes channel will air a one-hour documentary on Fidel Castro.