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Diego Molano’s ‘Victor and Valentino’ welcomes Cartoon Network to Monte Macabre

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“A nice small town with lots of kids to play with and where there are portals to other dimensions and where ancient spirits come to life”

Mexican folklore is coming to the Cartoon Network. Four episodes of ‘Victor and Valentino’ will air March 30 at 9:30 am (ET/PT) in the United States and Latin America. The series will make its world wide premier later on this year.

Victor and Valentino

Victor and Valentino

The show started as college thesis called ‘High Noon in Mexico’. Many years later, show creator Diego Molano (Adult Swim’s Black Dynamite) revisited the idea to present as a pitch to the Cartoon Network.

Animator Diego Molano.

Animator Diego Molano.

Diego Molano was named by Variety as one of the 10 Animators to watch in 2018 because of his work on the ‘Adult Swim’s Black Dynamite’ (2011)The Powerpuff Girls’ (2016) and ‘OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes(2017). According to Variety, Molano,

“has always been inspired by the great myths of the world, but his favorites are about pre-Hispanic indigenous people such as the Aztecs, Olmecs and Mayans.”

Victor and Valentino

The series will be available On Demand on March 4th and if you have the Cartoon Network App ‘Victor and Valentino‘ will be available with an unlocked first episode. Don’t forget that the show debut is March 30th at 9:30 am (ET/PT) on the Cartoon Network. All 8 episodes will also be available in English and Spanish.

Synopsis:

In the small quiet town of Monte Macabre, two total opposite half-brothers search about the town for adventure and find strange and supernatural happenings with the help of their supernatural grandmother.

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Christian A. Morán
Christian A. Morán has been working on feature films, shorts, music videos and in documentaries, for which he won an award in 2002 at the Aurora Film Festival. As a Production Manager and Senior Editor at Media Blasters Inc., he has worked on and revived numerous Cult and Horror titles such as Lucio Fulci's Zombie 2, Takashi Miike's Ichi the Killer and One Missed Call. He also worked on post-production for Fever Dreams' feature, "Shadow: Dead Riot", starring Tony Todd of Candyman and worked on "Death Trance" directed by Yuji Shimomura and starring Versus' Tak Sakaguchi. Christian has also worked on animated titles including Invader Zim, Berserk, Giant Robo, Samurai Deeper Kyo, 12 Kingdoms and Voltron: Defender of the Universe. He also produced and edited a promotion video for a branch of The United Nations called Alliance of Civilizations which featured President Barack Obama. Currently, he is working with legendary producer Roger Corman and Code Red DVD, who handle titles from MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). At this time he is producing and directing his own films such as Silentious (2013), Flawed God (2014), Halloween Treat (2014) and the award winning film, Let's Play Dead Girl (2015).

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