What Chicano Means To George Lopez, Aimee Garcia, Raul Castillo
- Category: Interviews
- Created: Thursday, 02 May 2019 18:48
- Published: Thursday, 02 May 2019 18:57
- Written by Lupe R Haas
EL CHICANO comes to the big screen May 3 with a superhero named El Chicano, a street vigilante fighting narcos in Los Angeles. Chicano has many connotations so what does it mean to the stars of EL CHICANO? George Lopez, Aimee Garcia and Raul Castillo define it their own way.
EL CHICANO stars Raul Castillo as the masked vigilante, “Lucifer’s” Aimee Garcia and George Lopez. Directed by former stuntman turned director/writer Ben Hernandez had help bringing this Latino story with veteran director Joe Carnahan known for directing high-octane action dramas like NARC, SMOKING ACES, and THE GREY, to the big screen.
'El Chicano' Superhero Wears Oakland Raiders' Colors Says Director Ben Bray
El Chicano is a street vigilante in the city of Los Angeles. His mask and knife design are influenced by Mexico's native peoples, the Aztecs. However, Carnahan points out that Bray wanted to bring his favorite football team, the Oakland Raiders' colors into the mix with silver and black.
EL CHICANO is in movie theaters May 3.