Spanish movie star Antonio Banderas has abandoned plans to create an arts and entertainment center in his home town of Malaga.
The star had backed Ecos Urbanos, a project to renovate a block on the city’s Plaza de la Merced that currently houses two former cinemas and the house where Pablo Picasso was born.
However the star announced this week he was pulling out of the project, after facing criticism from local opposition political parties.
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