NEW YORK, NY — (08-25-23) — Amazon Studios drops the official trailer for Roger Ross Williams’ upcoming biopic Cassandro, starring Gael García Bernal as the iconic exótico luchador, a gay professional wrestler who took the Wrestling business by storm!

Based on the true story, Cassandro follows Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who, with support from his new manager, comes up with a character named Cassandro, who became known as “The Liberace of Lucha Libre.”

Cassandro (2023) American Film-Screen Clips-Amazon Studios-jrl charts

Cassandro (2023) American Film-Screen Clips-Amazon Studios-jrl charts

“Follows the true story of Cassandro, the ”exotico” character created by Saúl Armendáriz, gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who rose to international stardom.”

Cassandro is directed by Oscar winner Roger Ross Williams, with a screenplay written by David Tegue and Ross Williams. The film also stars Perla De La Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, Raúl Castillo, and real-life luchador El Hijo del Santo.

According to Amazon Studios, Cassandro will be released in select theaters on September 15 and will stream globally on Amazon Prime Video on September 22, 2023.

Watch Cassandro Official Trailer (2023)

Official Website

Directed by:
Roger Ross Williams

Screenplay by:
David Tegue
Ross Williams

Cinematography by:
Matias Penachino

Music by:
Marcelo Zarvos

Editing by:
Yibran Asuad
Affonso Gonçalves
Sabine Hoffman

Casting by:
Luis Rosales

Executive Producers:
Paula Amor
Jason Blumenthal
Christopher Clements
Gael García Bernal
Carolyn Hepburn
Alberto Muffelmann
Matias Penachino
Mariana Rodriguez Cabarga
David Teague
Steve Tisch

Produced by:
Todd Black
Ted Hope
David J. Bloomfield
Julie Goldman
Gerardo Gatica González

Line Producer:
Regina Valdés

Production Companies:
Amazon Studios
Double Hope Films
Escape Artists
Grand Illusion Films
La Corriente del Golfo
Motto Pictures
Panorama Global

Distributed by:
Amazon Prime Video (USA)(VOD)(Video)

Country of Origin:
United States


Release date:
September 22, 2023

Copyright © 2023 Amazon Studios

Article by: Michael The Sizzler, Staff Writer

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