It has been reported that an actor who was making waves on the outer rim with films like “Y Tu Mama Tambien” has been placed as the centerpiece as a lead rebel charged on a special mission to recover the secret schematics of The First Death Star. Diego Luna, Mexican telenovela actor as a child will expand his fame into a galaxy not so far away.
Though Disney and Lucasfilm responded with a no comment, The first of a series of Star Wars spinoffs may see Luna join forces with Felicity Jones and Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler) on Gareth Edwards’ “Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One” due to premiere December 16th of next year.
Luna has compared the heavy emphasis on battle action to “Black Hawk Down.” or “Saving Private Ryan.” The story centers between Stars Wars III and IV. It focuses on the rebels mission that obtained the plans that led to the discovery of a weak spot on the dreaded battle station that led to the heroics of Luke Skywalker.