The movie Que León, marking Ozuna’s performing debut, is making its solution to theaters within the U.S. and Latin America, Billboard has realized.
The household comedy, directed by Frank Perozo and starring city famous person and Dominican mannequin Clarissa Molina, tells the love story of Nicole and José Miguel. The couple has the identical final identify, León, however they're from completely different households and social courses, which causes their dad and mom to be against their relationship.
Initially launched in 2018 within the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, Que León has already offered greater than half one million tickets within the Caribbean, Spanglish Movies managing director Gustavo Aparicio tells Billboard. This milestone makes it the preferred movie starring a reggaeton artist, beating out tasks from Daddy Yankee, Nicky Jam and Hector El Father.
In a cellphone interview, Billboard talked to Aparicio about Que León, premiering within the U.S. and Latin America on Jan. 25.
Que León has been such a success within the Caribbean -- what or who do you owe all its success to?
Its manufacturing worth. The movie is top of the range. It was very well-written and filmed, and it has good images. The skills too -- Raymond Pozo, Miguel Cespedes, Jorge Pabon “El Molusco,” who has an enormous following in Puerto Rico; Clarissa and Ozuna even have an enormous worldwide attain. The story is sweet, it has comedy and it’s family-friendly. It’s a superb mixture, which is why everybody leaves the theater glad.
Will the film premiere all throughout the United States?
No, but it surely’s the primary Caribbean movie with lots of showings, in 70 theaters. It will premiere in 16 states and 35 cities, together with Boston, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, California and Las Vegas.
What are you able to share with us about Que León 2?
Right now I can’t say a lot, however it should have the identical solid as the primary film. We already know the story we need to inform and are writing the script. The sequel is already within the works!
Considering the film is all the craze within the Caribbean, what expectations do you might have for the U.S. and Latin America?
Our expectations are very large. It’s a film that was made with lots of love and energy. All of the skills jumped onboard the sequel as a result of they're connected to the mission. We have big expectations as a result of it has lots of potential. In reality, the movie was made for Puerto Ricans and Dominicans dwelling within the U.S.
What else would you like film lovers to know forward of the U.S. launch?
You can already pre-order your film tickets on Fandango. We’re additionally going to kick off a promotion in order that followers in New York and Miami can have a meet-and-greet with the expertise.
Watch the Que León trailer beneath.