According to Variety screenwriter Joe Eszterhas (Showgirls) will be writing a script about the Virgin of Guadalupe for Mpower Pictures.

Eszterhas describes the screenplay as "a labor of love."

The writer had surgery for throat cancer in 2001. Lately, he's been more known for writing books like last years Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith.

His most recent movie was Children of Glory which co-wrote. It came out in 2006.

Evan Jacobs