Ultra Violet and Blue Demon

We typically don’t cover Disney Channel original series on /Film, but we’ve heard good things about Ultra Violet and Blue Demon from a trusted friend of the site, so we wanted to put it on your radar in case your kids are looking for something good to watch. The series, which involves wrestling and superheroes, has officially been picked up after finding young actress Scarlett Estevez to star as its 13-year-old heroine. It also provides a showcase for what a new press release describes as “a predominately Latinx main cast and producing team,” which is worth celebrating.
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Ultra Violet and Blue Demon Jr.

Wrestling might be a big deal in the United States for fans of the WWE, but down in Mexico, wrestling is essentially a national pastime. But below the border, it’s called lucha libre (or freestyle wrestling), and it features colorfully masked and costumed luchadors trying to take each other down. And now a real life luchador will serve as the inspiration for a coming-of-age superhero action comedy called Ultra Violet & Blue Demon over at The Disney Channel. Read More »