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Adan Canto is the Latino actor that plays mutant superhero Sunspot in the new X-Men film: Days of Future Past. In Theaters Now!
May 25, 2014  //  By:   //  TV & Movies  //  No Comment   //   891 Views

The Mexican actor, Adan Canto is in the new X-Men movie: Days of Future Past.  In the film the Mexican actor plays Robert da Costa, a.k.a Sunspot, an Afro-Brazilian mutant from the future that has the power to absorb and channel solar energy.  Adan appears side to side with some of the biggest names in Hollywood, like Hugh Jackson, Patrick Stewart, and Jennifer Lawrence; In one of today’s most important movie franchises.

The character Sunspot: Roberto da Costa grew up in a wealthy Brazilian family. He was forging a career as a skilled soccer player until his mutant nature manifested during a match. It started with an opponent knocking da Costa to the ground, spitting a racial remark, and Bobby responded with a heated temper, sparking his mutant power and beating his opponent into the ground. Although confused after regaining his senses, da Costa was abandoned by all except for his girlfriend, Juliana. This attracted the attention of Donald Pierce, renegade White Bishop of the Hellfire Club, who attempted to kidnap da Costa but failed, taking Juliana instead. Charles Xavier intervened, sending his formative New Mutants to help da Costa confront Pierce. In the battle, however, Juliana took a bullet meant for Bobby. Consumed with grief and anger, da Costa helped defeat Pierce and accepted Xavier’s invitation to join the New Mutants. Taking the code-name Sunspot, da Costa served with the New Mutants, learning more about his powers and participating in many adventures.

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Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and currently live in Simi Valley, CA. I've worked as on air talent in both English & Spanish radio, as well as formed part of Latin Marketing for major record labels. In recent years I have lead development artist campaigns.

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