Antonio Banderas To Portray Pablo Picasso In Second Season Of NatGeo Genius

News by Joey Jordan Published on 07 Sep,2017 Updated on 07 Sep,2017

The Spanish-American actor Antonio Banderas has signed for the role of Pablo Picasso in the second season of National Geographic’s anthology series Genius. Antonio will be portraying the famous Spanish painter and one of 20th century’s the most influential personality, Picasso.

The first season of the National Geographic’s Genius portrayed the life of German scientist Albert Einstein and now it is set for Picasso’s. In a statement, Banderas said he has always been fascinated by the lifestyle and personality of Picasso. Moreover, they both are from the same city of the Spain, Malaga.

The Spanish-American actor and director Antonio Banderas

The Spanish-American actor and director Antonio Banderas

Source: Havana Live

Moreover, the Genius’ executive producer Ron Howard said in a separate statement as Banderas was ‘’the natural choice’’ to portray Picasso as he has a “no-holds-barred approach to life”.

Banderas has starred in various hit films like The Mask of Zorro, Evita, Puss In Boots, Desperado, and HBO’s Pancho Villa As Himself

Genius is produced by Fox 21 Television, Madison Wells Media’s OddLot Entertainment, and EUE? Sokolow