‘People talk about Sicario as if it’s a documentary:’ Benicio Del Toro on his new thriller
The actor made his name playing characters on all sides of the drug war.
How does he feel that his new film has become a lightning rod for Trump’s war on migrant families?Last week, when on the red carpet for his new film Sicario: Day of the Soldado, Benicio Del Toro was asked about the Trump administration’s decision to remove the children of undocumented migrants from their parents.
“What’s the morality inside this monster for separating children from their parents?” he asked of Trump, adding that it was “immoral” and he was “horrified”.
In fact, the Sicario sequel has become an unlikely lightening rod for one of the biggest political stories of the year.A week later, Puerto Rico-born Del Toro, 51, is still in combative mood and urging restraint from the Us government (which has said it will stop the separations) and a common-sense solution.
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