Photo of Bad Bunny and Gael Garcia Bernal in the movie Cassandro

A fresh take on Lucha Libre in “Cassandro”

Arts & Entertainment

Get ready for a wrestling adventure like no other! “Cassandro” is hitting screens this September, promising a captivating and entertaining ride you won’t want to miss.

📅 Premiere Date: September 22, 2023, on Prime Video
🎥 Select Theaters Preview: September 15


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Meet Saúl Armendáriz, played by Gael García Bernal, a talented gay amateur wrestler who transforms into the vibrant character Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” This incredible journey not only reshapes the wrestling world but also Saúl’s own life story.

And guess who makes a special appearance? None other than chart-topping sensation Bad Bunny! Known for his dynamic performances, Bad Bunny’s cameo is expected to add an extra layer of excitement to the film.

Joining the star-studded cast are Joaquín Cosío and Raúl Castillo, who bring their incredible talent and energy to the screen, elevating the movie’s captivating storyline. But that’s not all – brace yourself for a nostalgic thrill as wrestling legend El Hijo del Santo steps into the spotlight with a guest appearance that will send waves of excitement to both old and new fans!

For those of us who grew up watching the iconic El Santo movies, this is an extraordinary treat that hits all the right nostalgia buttons. El Santo’s legacy in the world of wrestling and entertainment is undeniably powerful and seeing him make a cameo in “Cassandro” will add an extra layer of sentiment and connection. They’re paying homage to the rich history of Lucha Libre.

Put it on your calendar – “Cassandro” arrives on Prime Video on September 22, 2023, with an exclusive preview in select theaters starting September 15. Prepare for a dazzling display of courage, glitter, and pure entertainment!

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