Pinto to star with Antonio Banderas
Indian actress Frieda Pinto will share screen space with none other than Hollywood heart throb Antonio Banderas in Woody Allen's next film.
The star studded cast of Allen's next film which already includes Naomi Watts, Josh Brolin and Anthony Hopkins has just got another shot of glamour with the inclusion of Banderas, reported Contactmusic.Com.
The 48 year old "Legend of Zorro" star, who is married to actress Melanie Griffith, will start shooting for the film in London this summer.
It is not yet clear whether Pinto will be paired opposite Banderas but the actress who got the break of a lifetime with multiple Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire" will sure be happy about the company she is in.
Pinto, who has decided to move to New York to focus on her career in Hollywood, started as a model in Mumbai.
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