Review: 'Mucho Mucho Amor' Looks At The Life Of Walter Mercado Walter Mercado found his way into many tens of millions of homes as a television astrologer. “So we said, ‘Well, who would you have play you?’ And he said, ‘Who is that boy from “Call Me by Your Name?”’ And we said, ‘Timothée Chalamet?’ And he said, ‘Yes, this would be a good opportunity for him.’ I just love that he picked this child.”, Producer Alex Fumero said, laughing, “There might be some representation issues but Walter will always choose youth and beauty over anything else, including Latino representation.”. “But, he was a queer icon. Mercado was in his 80s when Costantini, Tabsch and Fumero approached him about making the documentary. Artist. ‘Jeopardy!’: Who Could Possibly Replace Alex Trebek? Name. The co-directors and producer of a new Netflix documentary about the life of iconic television astrologer Walter Mercado are hoping to adapt the film into a scripted biopic. Songs and music featured in Mucho Mucho Amor Soundtrack. Complete song list of Mucho Mucho Amor. “He’s our Mr. Rogers and our Oprah and our Liberace all combined into one,” Costantini said. Mexican Institute of Sound . Copyright © 2018 - 2019 Whatsong.org. Lin goes through it.. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. We thought it was going to be a comeback but it ended up being a swan song, of course. He really loved the lights and the camera. “I suggested Gael García Bernal and he said, ‘Too old,’” Costantini said. Find music from Mucho Mucho Amor (2020). It’s hard to explain it if you haven’t gone through it, but the way he touches your hands, the way he makes you feel like you’re the most important person in the world, it is religious. Mercado was 87 when he died in November, not long after the doc had wrapped. El Alma de Puerto Rico: Jíbaro Tradition by Ecos de Borinquen, Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack). Gloria Al Idioma Español. Order. Mercado’s career began in 1969 when he began reading horoscopes on television in his native Puerto Rico. They gave him life.”. They gave him energy. Britney Spears Loses Bid to Remove Father From Conservatorship, How Clea DuVall's Lesbian Christmas Movie Radicalizes a Conventional Genre, Amy Adams and Glenn Close’s Oscar Chances Try to Stand Above ‘Hillbilly Elegy’, Why Warner Bros. I was a much less fabulous version, but I could tell he was different in a way that I was different. And if there was that possibility that he was so loved in the Latino community being so different, that as a young queer person, maybe I too could be loved.”. “He had that fan girl moment that we all had,” Costantini said. ‘SNL’ Writer Steve Higgins Remembers ‘Celebrity Jeopardy!’ Origin and Pays Tribute to Alex Trebek, 'The Masked Singer' Reveals the Identity of the Snow Owls: Here's the Duo Under the Masks, MTV and Nick Cannon Inch Closer to ‘Wild ‘N Out’ Revival, Emily Blunt and Jamie Dornan Have an Irish Romance in 'Wild Mountain Thyme' Trailer, Jeffrey Toobin Fired by The New Yorker Following Zoom Call Incident, Struggling AMC Chain Launches Private Theatre Rentals Program, 'Emily in Paris' Renewed for Season 2 at Netflix. By then, Mercado’s life in the spotlight was long gone. He eventually became an international phenomenon, known as much for his astrology shows as he was for his coiffed look and Liberace-like wardrobe of colorful suits and jewelry and signature crystal-bedecked capes. Download on Amazon - Dame un Besito Play on Apple Music - Dame un Besito Download on iTunes - Dame un Besito Play on Spotify - Dame un Besito Play on YouTube - Dame un Besito. Mexican Institute of Sound - Club de Cuervos (Soundtrack), Ecos de Borinquen - El Alma de Puerto Rico: Jíbaro Tradition by Ecos de Borinquen, Mexican Institute of Sound - Disco Popular, Eydie Gorme - La Colección Definitiva de Los Panchos. Cristina Costantini, who directed “Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado” with Kareem Tabsch, tells Variety that they asked Mercado who he wanted to play him. He agreed after they told him their astrological signs. “I think on a certain level we were shocked that he agreed to do the film. Sort. Ecos de Borinquen. “Mucho Mucho Amor” includes footage of a teary-eyed Lin Manuel Miranda meeting Mercado for the first time during a trip to Puerto Rico, where Mercado lived outside San Juan. “He didn’t like the labels and he didn’t kind of embrace them in any particular way,” Tabsch said. He really loved the lights and the camera. The best online source for music from Movie and TV. Dame un Besito. Add scene … But he so badly wanted to be a public guy, so badly wanted attention and wanted to make this his comeback.
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