The Hollywood Reporter released the following article today about Néstor’s role in the upcoming Bandit movie:
Nestor Carbonell, who plays weatherman Yanko Flores the in buzzy series The Morning Show, has joined Mel Gibson and Josh Duhamel in Bandit, an action thriller being directed by Allan Ungar.
Elisha Cuthbert is also on the call sheet for the movie that is currently shooting in Georgia.
Bandit is based on the true story of Gilbert Galvan Jr, also known as The Flying Bandit, who successfully got away with 63 bank and jewelry heists during his notorious crime spree. Duhamel is playing the career criminal, who escaped an American prison and crossed into Canada, creating a new life for himself but who couldn’t stop his brazen robbing ways.
Cuthbert is playing the wife. Gibson is the gangster who offers the Bandit a loan.
Carbonell’s character is that of “brilliant Detective Snydes,” who leads the cross-country manhunt, according to the producers.
“Apple TV+ has released a new teaser video for Season 2 of The Morning Show, the Emmy-winning drama series starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell, and Billy Crudup. The show returns on September 17th on the streaming platform.
Season 2 picks up after the explosive events of Season 1, following Alex (Aniston) and Bradley’s (Witherspoon) decision to reveal their workplace’s injustices on air. The two hosts are now placed in the uncomfortable position of having to rebuild the show while dodging the pressures of higher-ups as well as the prodding eyes of the public.
Along with the returning cast of Mark Duplass, Nestor Carbonell, Karen Pittman, Bel Powley, Desean Terry, Janina Gavankar, Tom Irwin, and Marcia Gay Harden, Season 2 of The Morning Show introduces several new roles, including Greta Lee as tech magnate Stella Bak, Ruairi O’Connor as YouTube star Ty Fitzgerald, Hasan Minhaj as new Morning Show host Eric Nomani, Emmy Award-winning actress Holland Taylor as UBA board chairwoman Cybil Richards, Tara Karsian as news producer Gayle Berman, Valeria Golino as documentary filmmaker Paola Lambruschini, and Emmy and SAG Award-winning actress Julianna Margulies as UBA news anchor Laura Peterson.”
A full synopsis & teaser poster has been added to Gold Rust Entertainment’s website for their latest film production: Bandit. In a snippet from the site, we glean a little more information about Nestor’s character Detective John Snydes who is part of the task force responsible for apprehending the “Flying Bandit”
After escaping a Michigan prison, a daring career criminal assumes a new identity in Canada, marries the love of his life, then goes on to rob 59 banks and jewellery stores while a rogue task force sets out to take him down. Based on the incredible true story and best-selling novel The Flying Bandit.
….But as the stakes become higher and the jobs become increasingly daring, Robert finds himself being hunted by a newly formed task force headed by DETECTIVE JOHN SNYDES, a brilliant cop determined to take him down.
What ensues is a cross-country pursuit set against the backdrop of the 80’s with Robert and Snydes locked in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, and each man determined to outsmart the other. No matter the cost.
You can read the synopsis in full on their website – in addition, enjoy more on set photos from extras in the movie, Nestor’s co-stars, & director Allan Ungar in our gallery below.
After spending 3 days at Pensacon, Nestor has surprised us all by turning around to film a part in a new movie entitled: Bandit!The movie is based on the true story of a prisoner who escapes and goes on to change his identity while robbing banks in Canada. Details about Nestor’s character/role remain unknown, but this is exciting news!! Thanks to Claire Timm Photography for kindly giving us permission to share their set photos on the site. You can check them out in the gallery link below!
Full Empire Promotions announced today on their social media that Shannon will be appearing at Pensacon May 21 – 23rd. She will be signing copies of her book, All Is Not Lost and will also be on stage with Nestor during his Q & A. More information & the full announcement can be found below.
This morning Nestor & Shannon appeared as guests on LA’s KTLA 5 News to discuss her book All Is Not Lost view their full interview below.
Last night Shannon sat down for an in-depth discussion of her best selling book: All Is Not Lost for Chevalier’s Books with none other than her husband, Nestor Carbonell! During the hour long interview they discussed the sacrifices she made when she came to the United States at 18 to study acting. Also the feelings she went through as she coped with giving up her dream of acting in exchange for taking care of her family full time. The most moving part of the interview however was when Shannon read the beginning of the book & Nestor said it made him want to cry. In conjunction with the interview she also did a book signing, you can purchase a signed copy below – Nestor posted on his Official Instagram that he will sign the books as well if fans are interested.
Please Note: Chevaliers Books only ships within the US.
“Q&A with author Shannon Kenny Carbonell and her husband, Nestor Carbonell as they reflect on the memories and experiences shared in Shannon’s new book, All Is Not Lost. Moderated by Mara Webster, In Creative Company.”
On 3/15 Shannon & Nestor joined Studio 10 to discuss her new book, All Is Not Lost as well as their love story.
Apple TV+ released a new trailer promoting its upcoming star-studded slate on Friday as part of the winter Television Critics Association press tour, and in a few blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moments, footage from the upcoming season of The Morning Show were sprinkled throughout the two-minute teaser.
In the opening seconds, the camera focuses in on Aniston’s Alex Levy as she sits across an unknown figure, looking as if she’s bracing for what’s coming. Another glimpse sees Witherspoon’s Bradley Jackson leaning against the wall behind her with a distressed expression on her face as she lets out a deep sigh. There are also snapshots of Steve Carell’s disgraced host, Mitch Kessler, in a car en route to a destination yet unknown and Bradley “cheers”-ing at a fancy dinner party.
Joining Aniston, Witherspoon and Carell in season 2 is new addition Julianna Margulies, who will play Laura Peterson, anchor at UBA News, the umbrella division under which Alex and Bradley’s morning show is housed. Greta Lee, Hasan Minhaj and Ruairi O’Connor are among the new cast members in the ensemble, which includes Mark Duplass, Billy Crudup, Nestor Carbonell, Bel Powell, Karen Pittman and Desean Terry.
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