Eva Longoria will direct Fox Searchlight’s “Flamin’ Hot,” a biopic about the man who created the spicy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. which will tell the true story of Richard Montanez, who rose from humble beginnings to being a wildly successful businessman when he created a food phenomenon — Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. The film will follow Montanez, the son of an immigrant, who grew up as a migrant farm worker picking grapes in the fields of Southern California before becoming a janitor at Frito-Lay and where he came up with the idea to create Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, transforming the Frito-Lay brand into a pop culture phenomenon.
Viola Davis is set to portray former First Lady Michelle Obama in First Ladies, a one-hour White House drama, which has been put on fast-track development at Showtime with a three-script commitment. First Ladies is set in the East Wing of the White House, where many of history’s most impactful and world changing decisions have been hidden from view, made by America’s charismatic, complex and dynamic First Ladies.
The 45th season of “Saturday Night Live” has announced its first round of hosts for the fall 2019 season. Kicking off the fall will be Woody Harrelson with performer Billie Eilish, September 28; Phoebe Waller-Bridge with Taylor Swift, October 5; David Harbour with Camila Cabello, October 12; Kristen Stewart, November 21; and Eddie Murphy, December 21, his first since 1984.
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