Quote: "It’s pretty special, I’m a huge fan. I was backstage looking at the clip going like, 'I can’t believe that’s me!' Like, oh my God, how cool is that. A Mexican in Stars Wars? Come on!" Actor Diego Luna still can't believe he's part of the Star Wars universe after landing a role in upcoming spin-off movie Rogue One.
Quote: "I'm so scared of my opening night. Imagine if she hates Manolo; it's gonna break my heart." Mexican actor Diego Luna is worried his four-year-old daughter won't like his character in new animated movie Book of Life.
Quote: "There's like 47 million people speak Spanish today and we like having sex, so multiply that by eight (million) in 10 years and another eight in another 10 years..." Mexican movie star Diego Luna urges Americans to learn to speak Spanish or get left behind.
Quote: "The audiences in the States are not ready for grabbing balls." Mexican actor Diego Luna explains why the promotional poster for the release of his new soccer movie RUDO Y CURSI had to be toned down for its U.S. release. The original advertisement features Luna grabbing his crotch.
Quote: "There's a lot of special effects in this film and all I can say is the CGI is not in my scenes!" Actor Diego Luna pokes fun at his RUDO Y CURSI co-star and best pal Gael Garcia Bernal's soccer skills in the sports-based movie.
Fact: Mexican actor Diego Luna plays a Michael Jackson doppelganger opposite Samantha Morton's Marilyn Monroe wannabe in director Harmony Korine's quirky new movie MISTER LONELY. The movie was shot in Plockton in the Scottish Highlands, where cult thriller The Wicker Man was filmed.
Quote: "I rock, GAEL sucks. We're really competitive with each other in soccer. He lies to himself, thinking he's better than I am. So every time we're on the field, I show him that he's not." Mexican actor Diego Luna on his friendly rivalry with Y Tu Mama Tambien co-star Gael Garcia Bernal.
Fact: Directors Quentin Tarantino and Mary Harron and actors Marcia Gay Harden, Sandra Oh and Diego Luna will all be members of the dramatic competition jury at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah later this month (Jan08).