James Franco being cast as Fidel Castro has John Leguizamo infuriated.

Leguizamo, 44, will star in the independent film Alina of Cuba . He will team up with MAa Maestro, an Imagen Award winner who portrays Natalia Naty Revuelta, a Cuban-born socialite .

The casting of James Franco as Cuban revolution leader Fidel Castro is no bueno, according to John Leguizamo.For those of you who arent Latino, it's bad.Just like Franco.Franco, 44, will star in the independent film Alina of Cuba, according to the source exclusively.

How is it that this is still going on?Is Hollywood exclude us while still copying our stories?No more exploitation Hollywood and streamers!Boy This Fd up Plus, it's a very difficult story to tell without apprehension, which is actually fatal!

His words hit a nerve, attracting 10,000 followers, including new The Viewcohost Ana Navarro, who said she would boycott the film.Navarro wrote that I'd like to think that no Latino actor worth their salt would sign up to play and glorify a murderous dictator who terrorized the Cuban people for six decades.I join you in the opposition for both of the reasons that you outlined.Franco, a two-time Golden Globe winner, will team up with MAa Maestro, an Imagen Award winner who portrays Natalia Naty Revuelta, a Cuban-born socialite with whom he has a vehement relationship.

Jose Rivera, an Oscar-nominated scribe, and Nilo Cruz, a Pulitzer Prize winner, tell the true story of a Cuban exile turned social activist.The film is being shot entirely on location in and around Cartagena and Bogota, Colombia's colonial Spanish architecture and style influenced by Castro-era Havana, Cuba.