Hulu dropped its first trailer for “Flamin’ Hot,” an Eva Longoria-directed movie astir Mexican migrant and erstwhile Frito-Lay janitor Richard Montañez, who claims he invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
The film, streaming June 9, stars Jesse Garcia arsenic Montañez, arsenic good arsenic Annie Gonzales, Dennis Haysbert, Tony Shalhoub, Matt Walsh and Emilio Rivera.
Montañez’s communicative is that while he was moving arsenic a custodian astatine nan Rancho Cucamonga Frito-Lay plant, he thought of spicing up Cheetos pinch chile powder. He contacted executives to transportation nan snack and subsequently outsmarted firm saboteurs, starring him to go a successful writer and businessman.
The accuracy of Montañez’s communicative is disputed by Frito-Lay itself, which, successful a Los Angeles Times article from May 2021, said labor located successful nan Upper Midwest really created Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
Frito-Lay told nan Times, “We worth Richard’s galore contributions to our company, particularly his insights into Hispanic consumers, but we do not in installments nan creation of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos aliases immoderate Flamin’ Hot products to him.”
The movie is helmed by Longoria, whose acting portfolio includes playing Gabrielle Solis successful “Desperate Housewives” and Isabella Braña successful nan soap opera “The Young and nan Restless.” Her directing activity includes episodes of “Black-ish,” “Jane nan Virgin” and “Gordita Chronicles.”
DeVon Franklin produced nan film. His portfolio includes faith-based movies “Miracles From Heaven” and “Breakthrough.” Screenwriter Lewis Colick wrote nan films “Charlie St. Cloud” and “Ladder 49.”
“The bosom and psyche and tone of nan communicative is true,” said Colick, defending Montañez. “He is simply a feline who should stay nan look of Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.”
Watch nan trailer for “Flamin’ Hot” below.