Destiny Entertainment will be releasing Chavez: Cage of Glory in
theatres starting in Los Angeles, on September 13 and then distributed
in theaters nationwide through a multi-city roll-out release.
arts champion and international businessman Hector Echavarria stars in
the film, which co-stars Danny Trejo (Machete) and Steven Bauer (Ray
In the film,
Echavarria plays Hector Chavez, an underdog MMA club fighter who becomes
an Internet sensation and is invited to compete for the championship
belt. Well-known Real MMA personalities Heath Herring and Tony Lopez are
among those who battle Chavez in the film.
World premiere will take place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatre, 6801
Hollywood Blvd 3rd floor, on Thursday, September 5. Joining the stars of
the film will be radio personality RaqC, The Bridge star Daniel Mora,
Filly Brown actress Gina Rodriguez, Reggaeton star Miguelito, Purple
Rain star Apollonia, National Association of Latino Producers President
Frank Gonzalez, A Better Life director Chris Weitz, Nigerian Superstars
Obba Babatunde, Jeta Amata, Hakeem Kae Kazim, Selena producer Moctesuma
Esparza, Apocalypto star Rudy Youngblood, and members of MALDEF.
several years, Hector Echavarria has been refining his filmmaking
skills, producing a very successful series of movies for the video
market, many for Lionsgate Films, each based on martial arts themes.
Chavez: Cage of Glory is the first of five theatrical releases
Echavarria will produce and star in, and the film will be distributed in
theaters nationwide through a multi-city roll-out release. Echavarria
has built a following in the Latino community and Martial Arts World.
When he was a child, Echavarria was a sickly and died twice but brought
back to life. His Parents, desperate, not knowing what to do decided to
put him in Martial Arts classes and that is how he overcame his illness
through training and strengthening his body both inside out. He is an
advocate of fitness and training helping teens and children fight Child
Obesity in the Hispanic Community, a much untouched subject in that
community, by teaming up with La Curacao the largest Hispanic Furniture
store in the United States, together bringing health and fitness
awareness in the community.
Cage of Glory is a story we can all relate to, a movie about real life
issues, everyday struggles of family, sacrifice and survival while
entertaining the audience.
Entertainment is an international entertainment corporation and the
first Latino Film Studio with global headquarters in Hollywood,
California and Buenos Aires, Argentina, which handle business in all
world markets. Destiny Entertainment executives have combined over 50
years experience in films, media, and international entertainment.
Destiny was founded and led by Hector Echavarria, international film
star, sports celebrity, and filmmaker.
is becoming known as a leader in the Latino film industry and the
Martial Arts world becoming the top 100 definitive currently living
More celebrities are expected to confirm shortly.
The red carpet for the film begins at 5:30 PM.
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