“Chupa”, directed by filmmaker Jonás Cuarón and inspired by the Mexican legend of ‘El chupacabras’, is the new project by Netflix, which revealed the official trailer starring Evan Whitten. The film will be added to the catalog in April of this year.
In the two-minute clip, the actor Whitten can be seen in the role of Alex, a boy who, during a vacation in San Javier (Mexico), befriends a fantastic creature: the chupacabra. Despite expectations, the family protects the animal from danger. “Don’t worry, I’ll take care of you,” Alex assures him.
But, faced with the imminent danger they are running, Alex and his cousins decide to run away with the chupacabra. “We have to get him out of here,” they say before stealing the car and leaving for an unknown destination. “Your family is somewhere. We will find her. And wherever you are, I’ll always be by your side,” the trailer ends.
When does “Chupa” premiere?
The streaming platform Netflix announced that its new film “Chupa” will be available in Latin America starting next Friday, April 7.
What does the synopsis of “Chupa” say?
The 13-year-old teenager Alex (Evan Whitten) travels from Kansas (United States) to the city of San Javier in Mexico to visit relatives he does not remember: his grandfather and former wrestling champion Chava (Demián Bichir) and his cousins Memo ( Nickolas Verdugo) and Luna (Ashley Ciarra).
While the young man tries to adjust to this new place, he visits his grandfather’s shed and meets a small chupacabra and they become best friends. But, his life will become complicated when he must make the decision to flee to protect this mythical creature from the dangerous scientist Richard Quinn (Christian Slater).
“To protect Chupa from danger, Alex embarks on the adventure of his life, an odyssey that will test his newfound family ties and remind him that life’s toss-ups are easier when you don’t have to face them alone.”adds the official synopsis of “Chupa”.
Watch the official trailer for “Chupa”
Who are the cast of “Chupa”?
In the new Netflix movie, the little actor Evan Whitten gives life to Alex; while Ashley Ciarra and Nickolas Verdugo play Luna and Memo, respectively.
These are the cast members of “Chupa”:
- Demián Bichir as Chava
- Evan Whitten as Alex
- Christian Slater as Scientist Richard Quinn
- Ashley Ciarra as Luna
- Nickolas Executioner as Memo
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