‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Cast Proud of Latinx Representation in Latest Installment

Variety | 7/18/2019 | Audrey Cleo Yap
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The stars of the Tim Miller-directed “Terminator: Dark Fate” stormed the stage of San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H on Thursday, but it wasn’t until after the panel — which included appearances from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton — that Natalia Reyes, Gabriel Luna and Diego Boneta reflected on what makes the upcoming installment in the series so exciting for them: representation of the Latinx community.

“This movie is a reflection of Hollywood now,” said Reyes, who takes on a lead role as Dani Ramos. “We are just changing these stereotypes and the ideas and the cliches of what a Latino should be.”

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The film is partly set in Mexico City, so using Latinx performers just made sense, said Luna, who takes on the role of a new, liquid metal terminator sent back from the future to hunt down Dani.

“It’s wonderful. It’s really there for no other reason than it’s just reality,” the Mexican American actor...
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