Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–September 24, 2007–Former “Passions” (NBC) actor Jorge Alberti makes a break for the big screen. The Puerto Rican Native has landed a feature role in the highly anticipated film “The Argentine”, a Focus Features/Universal Pictures film produced by Alberto Iglesias and directed by Steven Soderbergh, starring Benicio Del Toro. “The Argentine” is based on a story as Che and a band of Cubans exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of Dictator Fulgencio Batista. Alberti will portray a Soldier of Batista, filming in Puerto Rico begins next month.
Jorge Alberti is not new to the screen, he recently starred in the recently filmed “Del Cielo a La Tierra” where he portrayed a Priest, and the film is currently in the Film Festival Circuit. Although Alberti is excited to be given these great opportunities in film, he promises not to abandon his television fans like other actors have done once they’ve appeared on the big screen, “I have always wanted to become an actor and was lucky enough to get my break in television, I will always be grateful to everyone that embraced my work on “Duena y Senora” and “Passions”, I will continue to work on television as well as film” say’s Alberti from his hotel room in Chile where he is currently attending the Grand Premiere of his latest Soap Opera the Chilean TV produced “Lola”.
Later this week Jorge Alberti will be visiting the city of Boston, where the Third Annual 2007 Latin Pride National Awards will take place and will welcome Jorge and many other Latin Entertainers including Dayanara Torres, Amelia Vega, Daniel Sunjata, Esai Morales, Kat De Luna, Manny Perez and many more high profile Latino’s. Alberti feels honored to participate in this extravaganza produced by Latin Pride Magazine , “I am proud to be Latino and I am always happy to be part of any event that showcases and honors Latino people and their positive accomplishments ” say’s Alberti. The Latin Pride National Awards will be held on Thursday September 27 at the Bay Back Center in Boston, the Awards ceremony will be taped for television (Super Canal Caribe).
For more information and updates on Jorge Alberti please visit his newly launched web site http://www.jorgealberti.net
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