Lucha Underground

Netflix grapples with Lucha Underground wrestling

Netflix has picked up Mexican wrestling show Lucha Underground. The show is a mix of drama and wrestling action from the Mexican championship. The fights take place between wrestlers wearing colorful outfits and masks and Lucha Underground weaves in telenovela-esque drama. In the US it is on Robert Rodriguez’s cable net El Rey, but internationally […]

El Rey pins down Rey Mysterio Jr.

US network El Rey has tied former WWE wrestler Rey Mysterio Jr. down to a first-look deal following the success of the pair’s Lucha Underground series. Mysterio will develop exclusive, first-look and development programmes for the Robert Rogriguez-run channel under terms of the pact. The veteran wrestler joined reality series Lucha Underground in its second […]