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.
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