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Grew up on Bond villains talking in weird accents: Diego Luna

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Diego Thursday said the best thing about "Narcos" is its commitment to tell authentic and real stories that are based in non-English countries.

Speaking during a session at the See What's Next: event here, appreciated the diversity of the hit Netflix

"If you are to go and tell a story, be specific and authentic. Respect the context of where it happens. I grew up on watching Bond films where the bad guys had weird accents... They all seemed like cartoons. I don't like this idea. Let's be accurate.

"The show is not just in Spanish. It is in whatever language it needs to be spoken in the moment and that makes sense with the action and with the characters. When you show respect to stories like that, then people appreciate, the said.

He revealed that while growing up, like countless cinephiles, he also watched foreign films with subtitles.

"In Mexico, that's the way it was. The voice of was "

The was joined by co-star and at the session.

You can go to a country and hire the best of the best and they can be The cast we have here is unbelievable. I have been working in cinema in that country my whole life, I have never seen them all together. It's the dream team of Mexican film industry, he said.

said the represented in the right and appropriate manner.

Pena said, As a Mexican-American, I do wanted to watch a lot of Mexican movies There were so many diamonds that I did'nt know


The first three seasons of "Narcos" were set in and focused on the rise of and after his downfall, the cartel.

The rebooted fourth season has moved the story to and will chart the rise of the Cartel in the 1980s as takes the helm.

Meanwhile, DEA agent Kiki Camarena (Michael Pena) moves his wife and young son from to to take on a new post.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 15:40 IST
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