Banderas Abandons Attaturk Project

by Willow Green |
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Antonio Banderas has announced that he will not now play Kemal Attaturk in the projected biopic of the founder of modern Turkey. His decision follows a campaign of protests and hate mail from Greek-Americans directed at the Spanish sex-bomb. The $25 million-dollar film was to have been produced by Tarquin Olivier, the son of Laurence Olivier, but much of the financing was dependent upon Banderas playing the lead. Olivier has said that Banderas

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