The next big film release from Searchlight Pictures is “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.

Who Stars In “Flamin’ Hot”

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”).

Who Created “Flamin’ Hot”

Searchlight Pictures presents A Franklin Entertainment Production, “Flamin’ Hot”, the inspirational true story of Richard Montañez, 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 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”).

How To Watch “Flamin’ Hot”

The brand-new film from Searchlight Pictures will be the first film to be released on both Hulu and Disney+ in the United States on the same day. It will also be released on Disney+ around the world. So it won’t be available on other streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or Max.

Hulu can be watched online in the United States online via on Mac or PC) and on Apple iOS, Apple TV (4th gen), Android, Chromecast, Echo Show, Fire tablets, Fire TV & Fire Stick, Roku, LG TV and Samsung TV (select models), Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3 & 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, along with The Simpsons and much more. In select international markets, it also includes the general entertainment content brand, Star.

Disney+ is currently available in more than 150 markets across North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Africa, and Latin America.

To watch Disney+, you’ll need to download the app on a supported device such as a Smart TV, Mobile Phone, Playstation, Xbox or on a dedicated streaming device like a Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, or Sky Q.

You can sign up on from a web browser on your desktop or mobile device, or by downloading the Disney+ app.

When Will “Flamin’ Hot” Be Released On Disney+ and Hulu?

“Flamin’ Hot” will be released on Friday, 9th June 2023.

Note: This is subject to change

What Time Will “Flamin’ Hot” Be Released On Disney+

Disney+ updates on Friday at the following times:

  • Pacific Time: 00:00 AM / Midnight
  • Eastern Time: 03:00 AM
  • UK: 08:00 AM
  • Sydney, Australia – 19:00 PM

Sometimes episodes can arrive a few minutes later as the servers update. The Disney+ front page usually updates about an hour later.

What Time Will “Flamin’ Hot” Be Released On Hulu?

Hulu updates daily at roughly around 12:01 a.m. ET.

Can You Stream “Flamin’ Hot” For Free?

If you are in the United States, Hulu does offer a limited free trial. The length of the free trial period will depend on the subscription that you’re signing up for.

You will need a Disney+ subscription to watch “Flamin’ Hot”, and unfortunately, Disney+ doesn’t offer a free trial.  But if you do sign up for a monthly subscription, you can unsubscribe after a month, or when the series ends.

Is “Flamin’ Hot” on Netflix?

This film is made by Searchlight Pictures exclusively for Disney’s streaming services, including Hulu and Disney+, so it will not be available on Netflix, Max, or Amazon.

Are you looking forward to watching “Flamin’ Hot”?

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Roger Palmer

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