Eduardo Noriega

‘Last Stand’ Gets Eduardo Noriega

Blackthorn star Eduardo Noriega has joined the cast of Last Stand for Lionsgate and director Jee-woon Kim.

The story centers on Arnold Schwarzenegger's character, the sheriff of a small border town who squares off against Cortez (Eduardo Noriega), a Mexican drug cartel leader who is trying to flee into Mexico with $400 million. Peter Stormare, Zach Gilford, Jaimie Alexander, and Rodrigo Santoro also star.

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‘Blackthorn’ Trailer

It's been said (but unsubstantiated) that Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid were killed in a standoff with the Bolivian military in 1908. In Blackthorn, Cassidy (Sam Shepard) survived, and is quietly living out his years under the name James Blackthorn in a secluded Bolivian village. Tired of his long exile from the US and hoping to see his family again before he dies, Cassidy sets out on the long journey home. But when an unexpected encounter with an ambitious young criminal (Eduardo Noriega) derails his plans, he is thrust into one last adventure, the likes of which he hasn't experienced since his glory days with the Sundance Kid. Magnolia Pictures will release Blackthorn in select theaters on October 7th. You can check out the trailer and poster below.

Blackthorn was released October 7th, 2011.

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