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Diego Luna is returning to the function of Cassian, a job he first performed within the well-received Star Wars movie Rogue One, within the upcoming Disney Plus sequence Andor. The sequence will give attention to the Rebel spy’s life main as much as the occasions of Rogue One. The actor compares the struggles confronted by the characters within the movie as they go up towards the Empire to what we’re at the moment going by within the battle waging round local weather change.
What made this Star Wars prequel so revolutionary in comparison with what we had already seen was that it centered on peculiar individuals, risking every thing to make a distinction. There had been no force-wielding Jedis, no lightsaber battles, no loopy powers or prophecies, only a rag-tag group of fighters keen to die for his or her trigger. Whereas the opposite Star Wars movies have centered loads on a person being required to repair every thing, whether or not that’s Luke or Rey, by some type of supernatural powers that mere mortals can not have, Rogue One checked out how collective motion can carry in regards to the best change.
In an interview with Rolling Stones, Luna mentioned how we’re in an analogous and really actual state of affairs proper now, right here on our solely house, Earth. “You either get involved or you grow indifferent,” the actor says, declaring that peculiar individuals can’t simply anticipate some powered being to come back and repair it for us, it’s as much as all of us to face up.
“Climate change is the biggest example, it requires working together. We’re all going to have to deal with the impact of our existence on this planet sooner or later. Wherever and whoever you are in the world, your actions matter as much as anyone else’s. That realization demands [that each of us] take responsibility and articulate action… which is exactly what Rogue One was all about.”
Luna’s character Cassian stood up for what he believed in, and put his life on the road for a greater future, no matter the truth that he wasn’t in any method pressure delicate or highly effective. The actor believes “that beautiful idea of regular citizens doing extraordinary things, becoming more powerful when we join together, was and still is very important.”
Climate change is likely one of the greatest ongoing threats to humanity proper now, and as an increasing number of individuals make their voices heard on the matter there was a shift in the direction of pushing for a cleaner, fossil-free, future. Though we aren’t transferring as quick as some would love, the change is there from the grassroots degree going up.
You can catch Luna in Andor, with the primary episode now obtainable to look at on Disney Plus.