Benicio del Toro has joined Oliver Stone’s new drama feature, White Lies.
Written and directed by Stone, The story covers three generations and focuses on an intimate exploration of family, loss, and love.
Del Toro will star as a child of divorce now repeating his parents’ mistakes in his own marriage and with his troubled son. Feeling trapped, he embarks on a lust-filled journey to free himself but only becomes more lost. When he meets a woman whose life is the opposite of his own, he begins a journey of rediscovery.
This isn’t the first time Stone and del Toro have worked together. The pair collaborated back in 2012 on Savages.
Del Toro was recently seen reprising his role of Alejandro in the Sicario sequel, Soldado alongside Josh Brolin. He also recently starred in Avengers: Infinity War and Star Wars: The Last Jedi. His next project will be Escape at Dannemora, the showtime limited series directed by Ben Stiller. It has also been announced that he will star in The Corporation as the leader of an organized crime group.
Stone’s last feature was the 2016 Snowden starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, he has since directed episodes of the series documentary The Putin Interviews. Stone is a three-time Academy Award winner. He won for adapted screenplay for Midnight Express in 1978, and twice for best director for Platoon in 1986 and Born on the Fourth of July in 1989.
Filming is set to begin in New York in Spring 2019