Los Angeles, CA — David Castaneda (Freaks of Nature, The Legend of Master Legend) has joined Lionsgate´s Sicario sequel, Soldado.
Catherine Keener was also recently added to the cast of the feature film which is being co-financed by Lionsgate and Black Label.
In Soldado, starring Benicio Del Toro and Josh Brolin, Castaneda will play a smuggler based on the American side of the border. His character will center on Alejandro (played by Del Toro) and Matt Graver (played by Josh Brolin).
The drug war thriller will follow Del Toro’s hitman and Brolin’s CIA officer as they kidnap the daughter of a drug cartel’s top gangster in an attempt to start a war within the cartel.
The Sicario sequel is being written by Tyalor Sheridan and directed by Gomorra helmer Stefano Sollima
Castaneda is repped by Don Buchwald and Associates and Colin Stark Management.