NEW YORK (AP) – Attention die-hard "Star Wars" fans: Guatemalan actor Oscar Isaac thinks his character Poe Dameron in the next "Star Wars" film is from Yavin 4.
The star of the upcoming "Episode VII - The Force Awakens" revealed in an interview that his character may be from the same moon represented in 1977's "Episode IV: A New Hope," featuring the landscape of Tikal, the ancient Mayan city in Guatemala.
"What's actually very interesting is that Yavin ... at the end of the very first 'Star Wars' ... that last scene was shot in Guatemala and you know, I think that Poe Dameron is from that planet ... and that's a beautiful coincidence," he said.
Isaac was responding to a query about whether his character was in any way related to Bail Organa, played by Latin actor Jimmy Smits in "Episode II: Attack of the Clones."
"There's room in the Galaxy for more than one Latin family," the actor said with a laugh.