Benicio del Toro is a common suspect at ICON | ICON

“The face has nothing to do with acting. This is life in the cinema, the face touches people or not. Mine seems to be. We have to thank the old man and the old woman,” he says. actor Benicio del Toro on his own face whose tough features have set the tone for his films. The interpreter stars on the cover of this July of ICON magazine and the new film by Fernando León de Aranoa, called A perfect day in which he plays the leader of a group of humanitarian workers at the end of the Bosnian war.

Regarding the characters of the Puerto Rican interpreter, León de Aranoa affirms that “they have a contradiction and an internal struggle.” The actor talks in the interview about his beginnings in the world of cinema, his career in Hollywood and his roles. “I did not know anyone who worked in the cinema. I did auditions here and there. I went all over the city and they gave me many cookies, there is my blood everywhere,” he recalls about his first years in the trade.

In the July issue of EL PAÍS men’s magazine, free today Thursday with the newspaper and available at newsstands for three euros the rest of the month, it has a special on alcoholic beverages that we have called Drink in style. These extra pages offer, for example, cocktail suggestions to test the bartender As the gin-tonic flavored, the pistachio sweet or the basil mojito. They also talk about gin, champagne, minibars, shakers, various spirits or how to differentiate the different sizes of a glass of beer.

The leading woman of the month of July at ICON is one of the Spanish models that are emerging the most internationally. Her name is Alba Galocha, she is 25 years old, she is Galician but she lives in Paris, she has 25 tattoos and openly declares that she has voted Manuela Carmena and Podemos in the last regional elections. Galocha couldn’t be further from the clichés of her profession. “Manuela Carmena transmits confidence. Her entire career is exemplary. It seems incomprehensible to me that there are people who do not understand that she is what we need now,” she says emphatically.

A colleague by profession, model David Gandy also features an interview on this month’s pages in the magazine. Gandy’s face became popular following her appearance in the advertisement for Dolce & Gabbana’s Light Blue fragrance. “I became the guy with the tight white briefs overnight. Clients called my agency asking for that. Then I was David Gandy from Dolce & Gabbana. Now I’m just David Gandy,” explains the British speaking model. in the interview of his career, fashion and even politics.