|Wednesday, May 31, 2023||TCL IMAX Theater||7:00 PM PDT||BUY TICKETS|
West Coast Premiere
Directed by Eva Longoria
USA | 129 min | 2023
The inspiring story of Richard Montañez, the Frito Lay janitor who channeled his Mexican American heritage to turn Flamin' Hot Cheetos into a snack that disrupted the food industry.
Flamin' Hot tells the story of Richard Montañez, the Frito Lay janitor who channeled his Mexican American heritage and upbringing to turn the iconic Flamin' Hot Cheetos into a snack that disrupted the food industry and became a global pop culture phenomenon. Marking Eva Longoria's fictional feature directorial debut, Flamin' Hot brings a compelling and inspiring story to the big screen, with the outstanding performances from an estelar Latine cast that includes Jesse Garcia, Annie Gonzalez, Dennis Haysbert and Emilio Rivera, among others. Brilliantly written by collaborators Lewis Colick and Linda Yvette Chávez, this is a dramedy not to be missed!
Having worked consistently in Hollywood for over 20 years, Eva Longoria has cemented herself as an industry staple known for her work both in front of and behind the camera. Named by Variety as one of their most anticipated directors of 2021, Longoria continues to hone her craft, seek new projects, and expand opportunities for others by paving the way for future women and minority producers, directors and industry leaders in Hollywood and beyond.
|Type of Film||Feature|
|Country of Origin||USA|
|Year Film Was Completed||2023|
|Social media Handles||IG and Twitter: @Flaminhotmovie|
|Produced by||DeVon Franklin|
|Written by||Lewis Colick and Linda Yvette Chavez|
|Cinematography||Federico Cantini, ADF|
|Edited by||Kayla M. Emter, Liza D. Espinas|
|Music by||Marcelo Zarvos|
|Main Cast||Jesse Garcia, Annie Gonzalez, Emilio Rivera, Dennis Haysbert, and Tony Shalhoub|