Selection is reporting that Fox Searchlight and DeVon Franklin, a producer of faith-based flicks like “Heaven is for Actual,” are collaborating on a film about the deliciously spicy snack food known as ― what else? (anything? please?) ― “Flamin’ Scorching.”
Don’t fear: This isn’t an animated film during which chili powder-covered Cheetos cavort on the display. As a substitute, it’s a biopic about Richard Montanez, the creator of the favored snack meals.
Montanez began out as a janitor on the Frito-Lay plant in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in 1976.
He finally labored his method up the corporate’s meals chain, when he was impressed so as to add chili spices to Cheetos after he noticed somebody add butter, cheese and chili to a cup of corn, in line with Fox News Latino.
Montanez bought Frito-Lay’s president on the thought, which has since grow to be the model’s hottest product. As well as, Montanez grew to become a pioneer in multicultural advertising for the corporate.
Lewis Colick, finest identified for “October Sky,” will write the screenplay.