Cartoon Network Latin America has announced a brand new animated action comedy, Rey Mysterio Against Darkness, coming to Latin America in 2022. Starring WWE wrestler Óscar Gutiérrez, whose professional character Rey Mysterio has gained iconic notoriety in Mexico, the show is produced by Mexican studio ¡Viva Calavera!.
Rey Mysterio Against Darkness tells the story of Oscar, a wrestling fan, who will team up with his idol, Rey Mysterio, to face supernatural beings and fight the forces of evil, evil wrestlers and characters from Mexican traditions and the world of fantasy. Behind these extraordinary adversaries hides Uroboros, an evil fighter who uses dark forces he does not fully understand. Rey Mysterio and Oscar must work together and do their best to defend the city and themselves against the evil plans of Uroboros.
“We are very happy to share this amazing production made in Mexico,” commented Jaime Jiménez Rión, Vice President of Content and Original Production, WarnerMedia Kids & Family Latin America. “We’re confident that Cartoon Network and Rey Mysterio fans will enjoy the surprises we have in store for them, and the show will live up to their expectations.”
“Having an action-comedy series on Cartoon Network is a dream come true,” shared ¡Viva Calavera! founder Hermanos Calavera. whom we have admired since we were children, is out of this world. We think fans are going to love this new series, which is the result of the hard work and passion of so many people.
The show’s unique visual style combines Mexican graphics with American wrestling, anime, and cartoon aesthetics. The action takes place in a world that includes elements of Mexico in an exciting and dynamic city, which will connect with the audience. It’s a story of big dreams, action in and out of the ring, in a show with Mexican flavor and all the fun and style of Cartoon Network Latin America.
Source: Cartoon Network Latin America