MALAGA actor Antonio Banderas is building bridges with wife Melanie Griffith.

Quashing rumours they are heading for a divorce, the star has penned a movie called The Bridge, with his wife in mind for the lead protagonist.

“It is a story of migration, to be set in Spain,” explained the 52-year-old, who is also set to begin filming his role as fellow Malaga man Pablo Picasso in Carlos Saura’s film 33 days next month.

“It’s about people leaving Africa because they don’t have anything to eat.

“Just the other day, on Spanish television, they showed how they picked up immigrants in a patera boat in a critical situation,” he added.

It comes just weeks after the high profile couple were forced to deny rumours of an impending divorce after Griffith was spotted without her wedding ring.

But the couple were seen putting on a united front last week when they attended the star-studded Starlite Charity Gala in Marbella with their teenage daughter Estela de Carmen.

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  1. It puzzles me – Bandaras and Griffith are rumoured to be heading for divorce, he pens a movie with her as lead actress in mind, focused on “… people leaving Africa because they don’t have anything to eat.” Interesting – does this in some way relate to their marital situation, perhaps by a culinary inference?

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