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Lyon Daniels: Superhero in the Robert Rodriguez Film

Lyon Daniels: Superhero in the Next Robert Rodriguez Movie
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Lyon Daniels is a rising film star, who is expecting the release of Robert Rodriguez and Netflix’s upcoming film “We Can Be Heroes” airing this fall.

In this movie Lyon plays a kid with superpowers, who is enlisted to join a group of kids to help save the world from alien invaders. He is in the company of an amazing cast including Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal and Priyanka Chopra.

“We Can Be Heroes” was filmed in Austin, so Lyon starts by sharing his impressions of Texas, and how it was to work with the famous director and native Texan Robert Rodriguez.

Lyon is a well-spoken, ambitious and talented young person, who dreams of going to film school, becoming a filmmaker himself and winning an Oscar one day. He is already very skilled in filming and editing, and seems like being in front and behind the camera is just in his second nature.

We talked about Lyon’s favourite directors, actors, films and TV shows. I can tell you, this guy is set to conquer Hollywood, so watch out this fall for the kid with superpowers.

Time Stamps:

0:44 – How was filming in Texas for Lyon.
2:03 – What the upcoming film We Can be Heroes is about and what Lyon’s role is.
3:50 – What working with Robert Rodriguez is like and how Lyon connected with him through arts.
5:00 – Lyon’s passion for filmmaking and editing.
7:00 – Which directors and actors Lyon would like to work with.
8:45 – Which movies inspired Lyon Daniels to become an actor.
10:45 – Lyon’s desire to win an Oscar and what it would mean to him.
13:15 – How to combine school activities with acting on set, and Lyon’s ambitions to go to film school.
14:50 – Who is Lyon’s favourite superhero.
15:50 – How the pandemic affected Lyon.
17:33 – What is Lyon’s favourite TV show.
20:45 – What’s the process of preparing for a role like.
25:14 – Lyon showing his signed copy of Ready Player One by Ernest Cline.
28:25 – What was like working with Priyanka Chopra.

Resources:

We Can Be Heroes (2020)
Bob Schneider – Swimming in the Sea by Robert Rodriguez
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Texas Real Food

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