- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Wednesday, 23 August 2023 00:35
Gael Garcia Bernal stars and executive produces the life story of Saúl Armendáriz better known as Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre." The gay luchador transformed the wrestling world, and Bernal inhabits the real-life wrestler in the biopic, CASSANDRO. Watch the first trailer and images from the Prime Video movie which also features Bad Bunny (Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio) and El Hijo del Santo.
CASSANDRO will premiere in select theaters on September 15, and on Prime Video on September 22.
Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso, rises to international stardom after he creates the character ‘Cassandro,’ the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world, but also his own life. Based on a true story. Directed by Academy Award® winner Roger Ross Williams.
Directed By Roger Ross Williams
Written By David Teague & Roger Ross Williams
Cast Gael García Bernal, Roberta Colindrez, Perla De La Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, and Raúl Castillo with special appearances from El Hijo del Santo and Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio
Consultant Saúl Armendáriz
Produced By Gerardo Gatica, Todd Black, David Bloomfield, Ted Hope, Julie Goldman
Executive Produced By Gael García Bernal, Paula Amor, Mariana Rodríguez Cabarga, A. Müffelmann, Matías Penachino, David Teague, Jason Blumenthal, Steve Tisch
Runtime 107 minutes