Like many well-known figures, Walter Mercado is about to have his life memorialized in a Netflix documentary known as Mucho Mucho Amor. Mercado was well-known within the Latin world as a flamboyantly homosexual determine. Though his fundamental work was as an astrologer, Walter thrived as a TV character, and he is additionally written books and was a reasonably proficient dancer as nicely. Now that the trailer for the film’s been launched, some are questioning when Walter died.
What’s Walter’s new Netflix film about?
Mucho Mucho Amor is designed as a loving tribute to the Latin icon. It is set to hit Netflix on July eight following its premiere on the Sundance Movie Competition earlier this yr. The movie’s synopsis reads: “Each day for many years, extravagant Puerto Rican astrologer, psychic, and gender nonconforming legend Walter Mercado charmed the world together with his televised horoscopes.”
“Equal components Oprah, Liberace, and Mr. Rogers, Walter reached over 120 million viewers at his peak, enthralling the Latin world with sequined capes, opulent jewellery and horoscopes that shared a message of affection and hope to his devoted viewers. Then, he mysteriously disappeared,” the synopsis continues.
“Over a decade later award-winning administrators Cristina Costantini and Kareem Tabsch and producer Alex Fumero seize Walter’s remaining two years, when the pioneering icon grappled with getting old and his legacy and ready for one final star-studded spectacle,” the synopsis concludes. At one level within the trailer, Walter is seen being escorted on a gilded throne by way of a crowd of adoring followers.
“From the second that I used to be born, I knew that I used to be not like everyone,” Walter says within the trailer for the Netflix movie. “Every little thing about me was totally different.” Along with chronicling his remaining years, the movie will even dive into the explanations he appeared to so abruptly exit public life after a long time of fame. Whereas the explanations for his disappearance stay considerably unclear, many have speculated that he did not wish to age within the highlight.