Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe To Empire!
Get 12 issues from just £25
A perfect night in with EE
Win £200 to spend on the perfect night in
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
David Duchovny Reveals More X-Files Revival Details
Looks like Walter Skinner and CSM are headed back to screens
Anna Kendrick Set For Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates
She'll join the new Zac Efron comedy
Johnny Galecki Heads For Rings
Set for the new horror
Aaron Berg Drafted In To Re-Write G.I. Joe 3
From Section 6 to the special forces
Luke Grimes Cast In The Magnificent Seven
He'll appear alongside Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and co. in the remake
New Straight Outta Compton Trailer Lands
It's a Dre Day (and everybody's got a poster too)
New Last Knights Trailer Stars Clive Owen And Morgan Freeman
'Only time will tell how we are remembered'
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje And More Join Suicide Squad
Scott Eastwood and Karen Fukuhara aboard David Ayer's film
Zach Galifianakis Assembles Masterminds For Trailer
Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudeikis smarten up
Marvel's Luke Cage Hits Netflix In 2016
And Cheo Hodari Coker will run the show
Jack Black's D-Train Trailer Rides Online
Black and James Marsden take the friendship test
Robert Z'Dar 1950-2015
Maniac Cop actor dies, aged 64
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
17 February 2015
Jorge Garcia Rides With The Ridiculous Six
He's saddled up for Adam Sandler's latest
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
The Expendables 3 (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Expendables 2 (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Black Dynamite (2010)
Empire Star Rating
Gamer (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Luis Guzman Will Be Aztec Warrior
For a new Lucha Libre action comedy

28 June 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

submit to reddit

Luis Guzman Will Be Aztec Warrior

Luis Guzman hasn’t really had the chance to play the big action hero in his career. The closest he got recently was exploring The Mysterious Island with Dwayne Johnson and Josh Hutcherson, and even there he was largely a bumbling, paternal slab of comic relief. But now he’s getting his shot, suiting up as a Lucha Libre wrestler in Aztec Warrior.

Given that Black Dynamite director Scott Sanders co-wrote the script and is wielding the megaphone, we have hopes this could do for the Lucha brawlers what Dynamite did for Blaxploitation.

Precious little is known about the plot, though we do know that the story, co-written by Don Handfield from an idea by Handfield and Javier Chapa, finds our hero going up against El Diablo, played by Eugenio Derbez. The Expendables’ Terry Crews and Real Women Have Curves’ Lupe Ontiveros are also in the cast.

Guzman, who has also worked on The Last Stand and DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo, will be filming next month in New Orleans.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Shailene Woodley Catches White Bird
Gregg Araki's latest
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Fast And Furious Franchise's 7 Most Insane Stunts
In ascending order of madness...

Empire's Fast & Furious 7 Review
We run the rule on the return of Toretto, Hobbs and co

Empire Meets Alison Brie
The Get Hard star on Ken Jeong, Toto and her favourite episode of Community

17 ‘What The?’ TV Cameos From Film Directors
From Spike Jonze as a music exec to Peter Bogdanovich as… himself?

Empire Meets Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
On A Second Chance, Game Of Thrones pranks and Headhunters' poo scene

The Secrets Behind 44 Classic Cinema Sound Effects
No really, the Ringwraiths are actually plastic cups...

The 30 Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time
Empire readers pick their top super flicks

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)