According to Diego Luna, the energy and anticipation during filming felt like paradise when we knew people wanted it
Disney+ has a number of outstanding films and shows lined up this season, including Andor, the prequel to the spin-off film Rogue One (2016). If the teasers are anything to go by, it’s going to be nail-biting fare for any Star Wars fan out there. The series will apparently launch on September 21st three episodes of two hours each, in which all the characters will be explained in detail.
The original synopsis of the series reads, “The ‘Andor’ series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy and will focus on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make.” Read on for more to learn about Diego Luna, who plays the leading role.
Who is Diego Luna?
Diego Luna Alexander is a Mexican actor, singer, director and producer. After a career in Mexican telenovels and his breakthrough role in Alfonso Cuarón’s Y tu mama tambien, he starred in several Hollywood productions including Open Range, Milk, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights and The Terminal. . . He plays Cassian Andor in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and Andor. He also played drug dealer Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo in the first two seasons of the Netflix series Narcos: Mexico.
His first television role was The Last New Year (1991). His next role was in the Mexican soap opera El Abuelo y yo (1992) with his childhood best friend and fellow actor Gael Garcia Bernal. Luna then starred alongside Gael Garcia Bernal as Tenoch Iturbide in Y tu mamá también (2001), a Mexican road trip film directed by Alfonso Cuaron. The critical and box office success that the role brought him would propel him to international fame. The film also marked the start of a series of high-profile collaborations with Gael Garcia Bernal, with whom he starred in several films and formed Canana Films.
Diego Luna is currently single but Luna was married to Camila Sodi. They married in February 2008 but unfortunately the relationship was short-lived and they divorced in March 2013. They have two children, Jerónimo and Fiona (named after Luna’s mother).
After his divorce, he dated quite a few women in the industry. Some lasted only a few months while others lasted for years. His most important relationships were with Suki Waterhouse (2015–2017), Paulina Davila (2013–2015) and Alice Braga (2004–2005).
According to Landscape Insight, Diego Luna’s net worth is $12 million.
What is Diego Luna’s relationship status?
Diego Luna was recently asked about his experience filming the Star Wars series in an interview during the May 2022 Star Wars Celebration. “There’s no such thing, you know? The energy, the anticipation, it’s amazing!” He continued, saying, “You work so hard to get something done and there’s this feeling of having people actually wanting to see it, it feels like that paradise on you know It’s really beautiful.”
He then mentioned how he enjoys attending these events that take place before the series release. He said, “It’s a beautiful time that makes it even harder for me to go home, back to a normal world and leave the Star Wars world behind.”
You can stream the official trailer for Andor on Disney+ or watch it here: