“Cassandro” (2023) Movie on Prime Video

The movie Cassandro is available to watch on Prime Video. It was released in theaters on September 15, 2023, and became available to stream globally on Prime Video on September 22, 2023.

Cassandro is a biographical drama film about Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso who rises to international stardom after he creates the character Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world but also his own life.

The film is directed by Academy Award winner® Roger Ross Williams and stars Gael García Bernal as Cassandro. The supporting cast includes Roberta Colindrez, Perla De La Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, Raúl Castillo, El Hijo del Santo, and Bad Bunny.

Cassandro
Cassandro

Release Date

Theaters: September 15, 2023

Prime Video: September 22, 2023

Where to Watch Cassandro

Prime Video

The Cast

Gael García Bernal
Gael García Bernal

Gael García Bernal, born on November 30, 1978, is a renowned Mexican actor and producer. He has gained recognition for his exceptional performances in various films such as Bad Education, The Motorcycle Diaries (where he portrayed a young Che Guevara), Amores perros, Y tu mamá también, Babel, Coco, and Old. Additionally, he is well-known for his role as Rodrigo de Souza in the Amazon Studios streaming television series Mozart in the Jungle. Alongside Diego Luna, García Bernal co-founded Canana Films in Mexico City.

In 2005, García Bernal received a nomination for the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his outstanding portrayal in The Motorcycle Diaries. Furthermore, he achieved his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series Musical or Comedy for his role in Mozart in the Jungle in 2016. Recognizing his impact, Time magazine included him in their annual Time 100 list of the most influential people in 2016. Moreover, The New York Times ranked him as the 25th greatest actor of the 21st century in 2020.

Roberta Colindrez
Roberta Colindrez
Joaquín Cosío
Joaquín Cosío
Cassandro
Cassandro

Cassandro

Cassandro

Movie title: Cassandro

Movie description: The true story of Saúl Armendáriz, a gay amateur wrestler from El Paso that rises to international stardom after he creates the character Cassandro, the “Liberace of Lucha Libre.” In the process, he upends not just the macho wrestling world but also his own life.

Date published: September 21, 2023

Country: United States

Duration: 107 mins

Director(s): Roger Ross Williams

Writer(s): David Teague, Roger Ross Williams

Cinematography: Matias Penachino

Music: Marcelo Zarvos

Actor(s): Gael García Bernal, Roberta Colindrez, Perla de la Rosa, Joaquín Cosío, Raúl Castillo, El Hijo del Santo, Bad Bunny, Gigántico, Yavor Vesselinov, , ,

Genre: Drama, Biography

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

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