Disney has released a brand new clip from the new Searchlight Pictures’ film, “Flamin’ Hot”, which is the inspiring true story of Richard Montañez (Jesse Garcia), who, as a Frito-Lay janitor, disrupted the food industry by channelling his Mexican-American heritage to turn Flamin’ Hot Cheetos from a snack into an iconic global pop culture phenomenon.
Check out the clip below:
“Flamin’ Hot” is based on a screenplay by Lewis Colick (“October Sky”, “Charlie St. Cloud”) and Linda Yvette Chávez (creator/writer “Gentefied”). The film is produced by DeVon Franklin (“Miracles From Heaven”, “Breakthrough”) and is directed by award-winning actor/director/producer Eva Longoria (“Desperate Housewives”).
The film stars Jesse Garcia (“Quinceañera”) as Richard, Annie Gonzalez (“Gentefied”) as his wife, Judy, Emilio Rivera (“Son of Anarchy”, “High Crimes”, “Venom”) as Richard’s father Nacho, Dennis Haysbert (“Far from Heaven”, “24”) as Richard’s mentor, Clarence, and 4x Emmy® Award winner Tony Shalhoub (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, “Monk”) as PepsiCo CEO Roger Enrico. Other cast members include Matt Walsh (“Veep”), Bobby Soto (“Narcos”) and Pepe Serna (“Scarface”).
The filmmaking crew includes Director of Photography Federico Cantini, ADF (“Give or Take”, “Desire”), Film Editors Kayla M. Emter (“Hustlers”), Liza D. Espinas (“Vida”), Production Designers Brandon Mendez (“Black is King”) and Cabot McMullen (“Shrinking”, “Super Troopers 2”), and Costume Designer Elaine Montalvo (“A Better Life”).
“Flamin’ Hot”, directed by award-winning actor, director and producer Eva Longoria, is out now on Disney+ and Hulu.
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