not next wonderful sunday (13) Carolina Farage interviews one of Hollywood’s most admired heartthrobs, Antonio Banderas. In conversation, he recalls that he almost played Ayrton Senna. The actor explains why he decided to leave the United States and return to his native Spain, and also talks about his career and relationship with acclaimed filmmaker Pedro Almodovar
Regarding the old project of making a film about the national motorsport idol, which was never realized, he says: “I would love to play Ayrton Senna, because I still want him to be not only a great Formula 1. Driver, but a great man. Who was very much loved by the Brazilians.”
He also commented that he broke barriers as one of the few foreigners to succeed in American cinema. “I am the only Spanish actor who went to Hollywood and lived in Hollywood. I have built my career outside my country. I am very happy to know that many Spanish actors are following in my footsteps”, he says.
The actor also remembered his work with Almodovar, which made him world famous. “It’s a very beautiful partnership of eight films, and I hope it’s not over yet.
hey wonderful sunday will air at 7:45 pm record tv. Presentation is by Carolina Ferraz and Eduardo Ribeiro.