As Netflix’s critically acclaimed movie “Roma” leads this yr’s Oscar race, actor Jorge Antonio Guerrero fears he might miss out on attending the coveted ceremony after being denied entry to the U.S.
The movie, which tells the story of a home servant and the household she works for in early-1970s Mexico Metropolis, is at the moment tied with “The Favorite” after each acquired 10 Academy Award nominations.
Mexico’s El Sol de Tijuana studies that Guerrero, who performs Fermín within the movie, was refused entry on three separate events in 2018, even after the movie’s producers wrote an official letter requesting he be capable of journey to the U.S.
“It appears that evidently the denial of the visa on three events has some relation to the looks of the actor,” Los Angeles Journal quoted the report as saying. “Feedback that had been made throughout one of many makes an attempt to acquire it urged they believed that he was searching for work [in the U.S.].”
Guerrero advised the paper that he stays optimistic that issues might change earlier than the Academy Awards on Feb. 24.
“What I wish to interpret is that it’s a matter of process,” he mentioned, in line with IndieWire. “I wish to suppose that, if we might discover a means for a consular officer or somebody within the embassy to learn these letters of invitation, one might perceive.”