23 de septiembre de 2014
With production of the new action-packed series, Lucha Underground, underway in Los Angeles, El Rey Network and producer Mark Burnetts One Three Media announced new members of the character-driven, riveting, freestyle wrestling series. Lucha Underground will kick off with a special two-hour episode on Wednesday, October 29th at 8pm ET/PT.The new high-flying luchadores joining Lucha Underground include: Prince Puma (aka Trevor Mann); Mil Muertes (aka Ricky Banderes); Johnny Mundo (aka John Hennigan); Chavo Guerrero Jr.; B-Boy" Benny Cuntapay; Cortez Castro (aka Ricky Reyes); Catrina (aka Karlee Pérez); Angela Fong; Son of Havoc (aka Matt Cross); Big Ryck (aka Ryckon Stephens); Ivelisse; Mr. Cisco (aka Lil Cholo); Martin Casaus and Holly Michelle. They join previously announced luchadores from the popular Lucha Libre AAA franchise including Blue Demon, Jr, Sexy Star, Fenix, Drago and Pentagon Jr. Also announced were Darío Cueto (Luis Fernández) as the owner and promoter; Vampiro and Matt Striker as commentators; Melissa Santos as the ring announcer; and lucha libre legend Konnan. Lucha Underground will bring to television some of the most talented and dynamic athletes from the worlds of lucha libre and wrestling. Its compelling on so many levels and viewers of all ages will have something to cheer about every Wednesday night on El Rey Network, said executive producer Brian Edwards of One Three Media.Lucha Underground is produced by One Three Media in association with FactoryMade Ventures for El Rey Network. Executive producers are Mark Burnett, Eric Van Wagenen (also showrunner) and Brian Edwards of One Three Media; Dorian Roldán from Lucha Libre AAA; Alejandro García and Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro; El Rey Network co-founder Robert Rodríguez; and FactoryMade Ventures and El Rey Network co-founders John Fogelman and Cristina Patwa. The series will be distributed internationally by One Three Media.