'Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe' Behind the Scenes: Director Aitch Alberto Says There Are No Queer or Latinidad Tropes
- Last Updated: Friday, 08 September 2023 23:05
- Written by Lupe R Haas
ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE director Aitch Alberto talks to CineMovie about her adaptation of the NY Times best-selling YA novel of the same name by Benjamin Alire Sáenz. The filmmaker reveals BLUE BEETLE'S Xolo Maridueña was up for the role of Aristotle years back, but she continued her search for the perfect Mexican-American teens for this coming-of-age story that stays away from "queer and Latininad" tropes.