Actor Will Ferrell has been paid for a role in a new movie about an immigrant who came to the United States as a baby.
The role of Enrique Martinez, an immigrant from Mexico who was raised in Arizona, will be played by Pedro Pascal.
He’s a character played by Fernando Gualtieri, who is of Mexican descent.
In the movie, the role will be written by Oscar-winning Mexican-American actress Marielena Hincapié.
Hincapiés has been working with Ferrell on the upcoming movie, The Revenant.
Ferrell and his wife, Tessa Thompson, are in Los Angeles promoting the movie.
In a tweet from the director’s account, he thanked Pascal for the role and said, “I’m excited for you and the film and I look forward to seeing you again in it.”