When police raid a house in El Paso, they find it full of dead Latinos, and only one survivor. Known as “The Traveler,” he is taken to the police station for questioning. There, he recounts tales of horrors from his life, chronicling portals leading to other worlds, mythical beings, demons and the undead; he speaks of legends from Latin America.
Will get a theatrical release to 800 theaters in the US, Mexico and Canada sometime this September. Producer/co-director Alejandro Brugues was quoted saying: “This movie is very special for us. The first all-Latino horror anthology, made by some of the best horror directors representing us from all corners of Latin America, and focused on telling our stories. We couldn’t be happier having Iconic Events joining us in unleashing our Latino mayhem on you during Hispanic Heritage month.” (2/14/23)
Epic Pictures distributes via their horror label, Dread.
Writer/director Mike Mendez was quoted saying: “What we wanted to focus on were myths and legends of Latin America, because we felt like so many Hispanic projects are about cartels and the border. But I do want to make this clear: it is a movie for everybody. It is an English language film. I wanted to make a fun horror movie that just happened to be about Latin lore and I think we’ve done that.”
The directors featured in the movie are the following: Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead), Gigi Saul Guerrero (Culture Shock), Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project), and Demian Rugna (Terrified).
This is an anthology consisting of 5 short films from some of the leading Latin filmmakers in the horror genre that spotlight Hispanic talent both in front and behind the camera.
DREAD released Satanic Hispanics in Theaters on September 14, 2023.
Directors: Mike Mendez, Demián Rugna, Eduardo Sánchez, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Alejandro Brugués
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