Catalina Sandino Moreno has agreed to join the cast of Love in the Time of Cholera for Stone Village Pictures and New Line Cinema.

Javier Bardem and Giovanna Mezzogiorno are already part of the film which is based on the novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story follows a romantic man named Florentino (Bardem) who loses Fermina (Mezzogiorno), the girl of his dreams, to a wealthier suitor and spends the next 50 years building his life and reputation so that one day he might have her.

Mike Newell is directing Love in the Time of Cholera; look for an August start for production, and a 2007 release.