Evan Whitten is exciting audiences as the star of Chupa, the upcoming Netflix Original family adventure film directed and co-written by Jonás Cuarón. Fans have been buzzing since the trailer came out, wondering who this young boy is that is taking on the lead role of ‘Alex’. Whitten is no stranger to stardom though, having experienced success in many lead roles in the past.
His passion for the craft has allowed him to bring a unique and captivating energy to the set of Chupa. He is sure to captivate viewers with his performance in the film when it premieres.
Who is Evan Whitten?
Evan Whitten is an American Actor who has made a name for himself in the acting industry. He first grabbed headlines after winning the Best Performance in a TV Series as the Guest Starring Young Actor award and subsequently made his mark in the industry by portraying short roles in various shows and movies such as Years Later (2017), Mr. Robot (2019), Destroyer (2020), The Resident (2020), Fox’s Next (2020), and Mona Lisa and The Blood Moon (2023).
He has also studied at renowned acting studios like Simply Acting, LaValle Actor’s Workshop, and Helen Gordon Studios. In 2023, he featured with Ashley Ciarra and Nickolas Verdugo in feature film titled Chupa which was available on Netflix and centred around a Chupacabra.
Whitten is paving his way in the acting industry and is expected to showcase more of his acting skills in the years to come. His current success and the recognition he has received are a testament to his expertise on the craft.
About the film ‘Chupa’
Jonás Cuarón, co-writer of the Oscar-winning film “Gravity” and son of “Roma” director Alfonso Cuarón, has directed the adventure-fantasy film Netflix’s Chupa, which follows 13-year-old Alex (Evan Whitten) on an exciting journey from Kansas City to Mexico to meet his grandfather Chava (Demián Bichir). During his stay at his grandfather’s ranch, Alex makes a new furry, mythical friend and embarks on a series of thrilling adventures. Chupa will be available for streaming on April 7.
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