For all the Star Wars fans out there, Rogue one was a much awaited visual treat where fans of Mexican actor Diego Luna were ecstatic at his inclusion in the mega franchise. It was heartening to see how several fans reacted but one particular fan attracted the attention of the star on Tumblr. It was Diego Luna’s emotional response that highlighted this story.
This particular Tumblr fan of Diego was also Mexican and revealed to Luna what an important role he played in promoting his own culture.
1 Fan reveals how her Mexican father was overjoyed at seeing a Mexican in a lead role
The Mexican fan who goes by the Tumblr handle ‘riveralwaysknew’ revealed to Diego Luna through the social media site that her Mexican dad was overjoyed that Luna had kept his Mexican accent in the film. That was an extremely important factor to the man.
The fan wrote on Tumblr “I wanted my Mexican father, with his thick Mexican accent, to experience what it was like to see a hero in a blockbuster film, speak the way he does.”