Fact: Andy Garcia has joined the cast of the GHOSTBUSTERS revamp. The Cuban-American actor will play the Mayor of New York in the film, opposite the new Ghostbusters Kristen Wiig, Melissa MCCarthy, Leslie Jones and Kate MCKinnon. Michael Kenneth Williams has also been added to the cast.
Fact: Movie star Andy Garcia recently teamed up with Adrien Brody and swimmer Michael Phelps to win a charity golf tournament in Hainan, China. It marked The Pianist star Brody's first proper golf game.
Fact: James Caan, Billy Bob Thornton and Andy Garcia all turned out to honour movie legend Robert Duvall as he celebrated his 80th birthday on Wednesday (05Jan11) by cementing his place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Godfather icon placed his hands and feet in cement outside the historic Grauman's Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard as his pals paid tribute to his accomplished career.
Quote: "Dominik only shocks me in the bikinis she chooses to wear. I say: 'I'm not going to the beach with you like that. You'd better change.'" Andy Garcia makes his actress daughter DOMINIK, 27, cover up in public.
Fact: Eva Longoria PARKER has gone back in time to play Andy Garcia's wife in a new period piece. The two Latino stars have teamed up to shoot an unnamed new film in Durango, Mexico. It's set in the 1920s.
Quote: "It would be a great honour to do another one. It's up to Francis." Andy Garcia would love to play Don Corleone in another Godfather movie and is waiting for moviemaker Francis Ford Coppola to announce the project.
Fact: SAMUEL L. JACKSON, Slash, Andy Garcia and comedian George Lopez are to front a Help Haiti charity concert in Los Angeles on 4 February (10). The benefit, at the Nokia Center, will also feature basketball ace Kobe Bryant, Ozzy Osbourne, Larry David and rappers Cypress Hill.
Fact: Actor Andy Garcia delivered the keynote address as more than 1,000 immigrants pledged their allegiance to the United States at a citizenship ceremony at Walt Disney World in Florida on Friday (03Jul09).
Fact: Andy Garcia's new movie CITY ISLAND has won over movie fans at New York's Tribeca Film Festival after scooping the Audience Award on Saturday night (02May09). The picture is written and directed by Raymond De Felitta and tells the story of a dysfunctional family living in New York's City Island.
Quote: "The women seem to like WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN a lot. I thought it would be torturous to watch that movie as much as they watch it. They say they've seen the movie 15 times. My goodness gracious. I could see watching Jacques Tati'S PLAY TIME 15 times, but not that one." SMOKIN' ACES star Andy Garcia is not a fan of some of his earlier work.
Fact: <p>Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada and Andy Garcia have joined a team of Hispanic-American entertainers heading for Louisiana and Mississippi today (12SEP05) to hand out gifts and supplies to victims of Hurricane Katrina. </p>