With three decades of experience as an actor and, more recently, as a film, theatre and television director, Diego Luna is one of Mexico’s most high-profile stars. He started acting in some scenes of the soap opera El abuelo y yo with his best friend, Gael García Bernal, with whom he acted in the film that made his name Y tu mamá también (2001), directed by Alfonso Cuarón. In 2002 he moved to Hollywood, working thereafter with actors such as Salma Hayek, Tom Hanks, Sean Penn and Penélope Cruz; his eclectic career has included films ranging from The Terminal (2004) to Star Wars: Rogue One (2016). He is currently starring in the series Narcos: México. After five years in Los Angeles, in 2013 he returned to Mexico and, as well as participating in national productions, he has been involved in causes fighting injustice in the country, such as the recently presented El Día Después initiative. Luna will talk to Gaby Wood.
With the support of the British Council and Wom@rts