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Diego Luna to Be Sean Penn's Lover in 'Milk'?

January 19, 2008 (3:25 am) GMT
Accoriding to Entertainment Weekly, the Mexican actor who appeared in 'Frida' has been cast as Jack Lira, the supporter and lover of Harvey Milk, played by 'Into the Wild' director.
Diego Luna

Mexican actor has reportedly been signed to join the cast of "". According to Entertainment Weekly, the actor in 's "" gets the part of Jack Lira, the supporter and lover of 's character, Harvey Milk.

The biopic tells the story of Milk, who was the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in America. He was voted to be in the city supervisors' board of San Francisco in 1977, but assassinated the following year along with Mayor George Moscone by another city supervisor, Dan White.

Gus Van Sant's drama film also starred by , , , , Denis O'Hare, and Stephen Spinella. It is expected to be distributed by Focus Features sometime in 2009.

Luna was famous for his telenovela work and also for his role in "Y tu mama tambien". He got to be known in America for various supporting roles in American movies, including and 's "" and ' "".

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