Eva Longoria Directing Flamin Hot Cheetos Movie

It’s been over a year and a half since we learned that Fox Searchlight was teaming with producer DeVon Franklin for a movie about Richard Montanez, the man who invented Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. That might sound like a desperate attempt to craft a movie with built-in advertising for one of the most popular snacks on shelves today, but the story of the man behind Flamin’ Hot Cheetos is an inspiring and true rags-to-riches story, and thankfully, Mexican-American multi-hyphenate Eva Longoria will be directing. Read More »

flamin' hot cheetos movie

At long last, a Flamin’ Hot Cheetos movie will grace the silver screen. What a day for the medium of film! The Flamin’ Hot Cheetos movie won’t be about the spicy snack itself, but rather the creation of the snack by former janitor Richard Montanez.

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