MIAMI, Fla. – Benicio Del Toro is known for doing everything in preparation for the role. As he revived his complex character, Puerto Rican actor Alejandro decided to sign language for & # 39; Sicario: Soldado's Day & # 39; to learn.
"It takes a lot of practice," he recalled during a Miami day press conference, explaining what it takes to add an extra dimension to an already compelling story.
At 51, Mr. Del Toro is part of a celebrated action movie franchise. The film plays with Josh Brolin and pursues her characters in the mission to wage war between powerful drug cartels.
Del Toro plays the role of Alejandro, a mysterious Colombian agent. "When we met the character in Sicario, the first movie, he was a man who wanted to take revenge, we knew that his wife and his daughter had been killed by drug cartel violence," said actor NBC News.
According to Del Toro, although he has always tried to challenge the stereotypical Latino roles throughout his career, he always favored the "good part".
He had his breakout role in "The Usual Suspects" (1
Del Toro is not just a small group for an exclusive group of Oscar-winning Latinos of Latino actors who managed to stay a Hollywood A-Lister.
According to the University of Los Angeles report on Diversity and Diversity in 2018, Latino actors appeared in 2.7 percent of top-film roles in 2016; Asian and mixed-race actors had these types of roles 3.1 percent and 3 percent of the time, respectively.
This is not the first time that Del Toro has been on the screen this year. He recently played the role of Collector in "Avengers: Infinity War", released in April. He was also featured in "Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi", published in 2017.
On Soldado's day, his character Alejandro becomes part of a new covert operation that is supposed to trigger a war between the mighty Mexican cartels. Part of what he has to do is kidnap the fifteen-year-old daughter of a cartel leader – played by Isabela Moner, who recently talked about her role in NBC Latino. The cartel leader's daughter is about the same age as Alejandro when his daughter was kidnapped and killed.
"It's a movie that has character, and it's really about developing the two main characters, Josh Brolin's character, and the one I play," Del Toro told NBC News.
"The audience really meet Alejandro for the first time, and now he is putting this young, innocent girl through the same experience his daughter has been through before she was murdered, and that's starting to create that mirror in him," said Del Toro "It comes to the point that we learn more about his daughter, we learn she was deaf, and in a powerful moment in the film, it's the first time he has spoken sign language since his daughter died." 19659019] Related
Regarding how he learned sign language, "Mexican actor, Bruno Bichir – who is fantastic in the movie – We basically locked in with a teacher who taught us sign language, we had to learn it.
The sign language they have learned is a Mexican Sign Language, explains Del Toro] "The journey with him and the relationship between Alejandro and Isabel Reyes [Isabela Moner,] will be his own antidote for him to show us that "There is still a conscience in the figure," he said. "I am not saying that he is innocent, but I say that this is the beginning of the rehabilitation of Alejandro."
Regarding his policy of the Trump government who recently separated her parents from their children after they crossed the US. www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…=view&id=167 Del Toro said he feels "like most people , horrified. It's a terrible situation with what's going on with the children and the separation of families, "said Del Toro.
President Donald Trump later signed an executive order to end his government's policy of separating children from their parents at the border. "I am glad that the President signs this order, but that is not where it ends. He needs to keep working and all these other facts, "said Del Toro," There are more than two thousand children separated from their parents, they must be reunited with their families. "
But the actor emphasized how important it is to separate the storylines into "Sicario: Soldado's Day." Of Current Events.
"This movie was done far before. And this movie, like many TV shows, soap operas and movies, what he does is that he uses this world [of] the war of drugs. .. They use this world, and they create stories that exist in this world to explore elements of humanity, good or bad, "said Del Toro.
FOLLOW NBC LATINO ON FACEBOOK, TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM.