Benicio del Toro is going to a galaxy far, far away.
The Puerto Rican actor confirmed the rumors that he has joined the cast of the highly anticipated eighth installment of the “Star Wars” franchise.
Speaking to Spanish site rac1.org, Del Toro said he has been picked to perform the role of one of the villains.
“Yes," he answered when inquired, "but we don’t start (shooting) until February or March,” he said in Spanish. “[They] don’t let me talk too much about it, but it is as a villain. We’ll see.”