'Weeds' thesp sparks to Stone's marijuana pic
Don Winslow, the author of the bestselling novel who just inked a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster to write a prequel. Universal is slated to start production on “Savages” on July 6. While bigscreen auds may know Bichir for playing Fidel Castro in Steven Soderbergh’s two-part epic “Che,” thesp is best known for playing Mary-Louise Parker’s mayoral love interest on Showtime’s “Weeds.” He next stars as a Mexican gardener in Chris Weitz’s drama “A Better Life,” which Summit Entertainment opens June 24. Bichir is repped by Paradigm and manager Sekka Scher.
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