Diego Luna may join the cast of Neil Blomkamp's upcoming film Elsyium. Variety reports that he's in talks to join cast that includes Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley and Jodie Foster. Blomkamp is also writing the film, which is being produced by Bill Block and Simon Kinberg for Sony and MRC.
Luna would play Julio, the best friend of Damon's character. The story deals with humans battling aliens on earth. Production will begin this summer for a releason on March 1, 2013. set to get underway this summer with the film bowing on March 1, 2013.
The actor will be seen next in Universal's Contraband. He is best known for starring in Alfonso Cuaron's Y Tu Mama Tambien and Rudy Y Cursi. I think that Luna is a great actor and would be a wonderful addition to this cool cast. What are your thoughts on this news?