Academy Award Nominee Demián Bichir, Dominic Mariche, Adriel Manzano, And Isabella Patrón Join Jonás Cuarón "Chupa"
Cast: Academy Award Nominee Demián Bichir (Land, Godzilla vs. Kong, The Midnight Sky, Alien: Covenant) with Dominic Mariche (Are You Afraid of the Dark, See), Adriel Manzano (Belzebuth),and Isabella Patron (Guerra de Vecinos), cast in principal roles.
Director: Jonás Cuarón (Desierto, Gravity)
Writers: Jonás Cuarón and Tim Sexton writing based on an original script by Marcus Rinehart, Sean Kennedy Moore and Joe Barnathan
Producers: 26th Street Pictures Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe
In 2018, 26th Street Pictures signed a first look feature film deal at Netflix.
Executive Producers: G. Mac Brown, Brendan Bellomo
Logline: While visiting his family in Mexico, teenage Alex (Dominic Mariche) gains an unlikely companion when he discovers a young chupacabra hiding in his grandpa's shed. In order to save the mythical creature, Alex and his cousins (Adriel Manzano and Isabella Patron) must embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
Quote from Producer, Chris Columbus: "A story is only as good as the actors who can make it come to life. Demián is an acclaimed actor and after an extensive search, we're thrilled with the true talent we've found in Adriel, Isabela and Dominic, all of whom lend heart and authenticity to their roles. We can't wait for people around the world to meet them and see just how special they make this film."
Quote from Director/Writer Jonás Cuarón: "Demián, Dominic, Adriel and Isabella all bring a genuineness to the characters they play. Growing up in both Mexico and the US, I'm fortunate to have my own life experiences to inspire the stories that I tell. It's even more special to have found a cast that is able to lend an additional layer of authenticity to Chupa."