Sean Penn interviewed Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman months before he was recaptured, it has emerged.

The Hollywood actor secretly met the cartel kingpin in a rural part of Mexico in a move which helped the authorities discover his whereabouts and plan the arrest.

His exchange with the notorious fugitive, whose organisation has smuggled billions of dollars of drugs into the US, has been published by Rolling Stone magazine.

It follows claims that Guzman was planning to make a biopic of his infamous life and had contacted actresses and producers for the film, which would have undoubtedly featured his Hollywood-style escape from a maximum-security prison in July 2015.. see more

source: skynews