Eva Longoria’s status undertaking “Flamin’ Scorching,” concerning the inventor of the spicy Cheetos snack, has discovered its stars in actors Jesse Garcia and Annie Gonzalez.
An award-winning actor and prolific TV director, Longoria is ramping as much as a characteristic directorial period with the Searchlight undertaking, which tells the inspirational story of Richard Montañez. A janitor at Frito Lay, Montañez took inspiration from his Mexican American heritage to create the wildly fashionable snack Flamin’ Scorching Cheetos.
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Garcia will play Montañez and Gonzalez will painting his spouse Judy. Moreover, Linda Yvette Chavez has taken a go on the script from author Lewis Colick (“October Sky”). Chavez is the acclaimed creator of the Netflix unique sequence “Gentefied,” and in addition tailored the upcoming directorial debut from America Ferrera, the Netflix unique “I Am Not Your Good Mexican Daughter.”
Longoria stated it has been “my greatest precedence to ensure we’re telling Richard Montañez’s story authentically. I’m so joyful to have two extraordinarily gifted and fellow Mexican People on board in these pivotal roles. Jesse and Annie have a deep understanding of our neighborhood and can be capable of assist inform this story of nice significance for our tradition.”
Filming is about to start this summer time in New Mexico. Searchlight has but to set a launch date. DeVon Franklin is producing, with Searchlight’s vice chairman of manufacturing Taylor Friedman and director of growth Zahra Phillips overseeing for the studio.
Garcia broke out because the star of movies just like the 2006 Sundance grand jury prize winner “Quinceañera,” for which he gained the ALMA Award for greatest actor, and Searchlight’s “Below the Similar Moon.” His credit additionally embrace “The Avengers” and FX’s “Snowfall.” He’s repped by APA, Mosaic, and Provide-Weber-Dern.
Gonzalez is a Chicana actress and East Los Angeles native who grew up singing within the influential band Quetzal. Along with her work within the ensemble of “Gentefied,” Gonzalez’s credit embrace “Vida,” “Shameless” and “Legion.” She was not too long ago solid within the ABC pilot “Bucktown” reverse Jane Lynch and Nicole Richie, and is an lively YouTuber. She is repped by Smith & Hervey/Grimes Expertise, Precept Leisure, and Granderson/Des Rochers.
Author Chavez is with WME, and The Mission Leisure.
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