Movie Premiere Press Release - Chavez: Cage of Glory



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Chavez: Cage of Glory; Historic Premiere Scheduled for September 5 at the Iconic Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA;
Film Will Open in Theaters, September 13

Destiny Entertainment presents the World Premiere of Chavez Cage of Glory, film that follows the story of the love of a father who will do anything to keep his family together and fight to save his son's life at all costs; the World premiere will take place at the historic TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, September 5. Hector Echavarria is the first Latino independent filmmaker to ever open a film at the world famous TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California.

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.

Martial arts champion and international businessman Hector Echavarria stars in the film, which co-stars Danny Trejo (Machete) and Steven Bauer (Ray Donovan).

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.

The 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.

For 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.

Chavez: 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.

Destiny 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.

Echavarria is becoming known as a leader in the Latino film industry and the Martial Arts world becoming the top 100 definitive currently living Martial Artists.

More celebrities are expected to confirm shortly.

The red carpet for the film begins at 5:30 PM.

To requests press passes to cover the red carpet or for one on one interviews, please email or call: 

 Paula Moreno 
 (818) 859-9376

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