EXCLUSIVE: Diego Luna Talks 'Elysium' & His First English-Language Directorial Debut (Video)

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Mexican actor Diego Luna stars in the futuristic Sci-Fi flick, Elysium.

Luna plays Julio -- the friend and advisor to Matt Damon’s character, Max. Together, the two attempt to bring the poor from planet earth, to join the rich in the land above called Elysium.

Elysium sheds light on the idea of rich vs. poor, and with anti-immigration issues at the forefront of debate, one doesn’t have to look decades into the future to see what Luna believes exists today.

We recently spoke with Luna about the film and its theme, and his first English-language directorial debut for the film Chavez, starring fellow Latino star Michael Pena.

Check out our interview below!

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Brittany Valadez, LA Correspondent

Brittany Valadez is Latina.com's Entertainment Video Correspondent. You can find her interviewing and taking selfies with her favorite celebs be it at all the major award shows, red carpet events or parties. Follow her on Twitter @BrittanyValadez

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