Chupa OTT Release Details: Animated Film ‘Chupa’ to stream on Netflix on April 7


  • The trailer for Chupa has already generated a lot of buzz on social media
  • The film stars Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, and others
  • Chupa will release on Netflix on April 7, 2023

Netflix has been consistently churning out original content, which has been loved by the audience, and its upcoming release Chupa is yet another addition to its vast library of shows. This thrilling new series has an intriguing premise and talented cast and hence promises to be a must-watch for fans of mystery and suspense. Below are details about Chupa’s OTT release.

Chupa: OTT Release Date – When and Where to Watch

The highly anticipated animated film Chupa is set to release on Netflix on April 7, 2023. Produced by DreamWorks Animation and directed by Jorge R. Gutierrez, the film promises to be a thrilling adventure for audiences of all ages.

Chupa: Cast and Crew

The cast of Chupa includes some of the most talented voice actors in the industry, such as Diego Luna, Zoe Saldana, Gael García Bernal, and Kate del Castillo. The film also features an original score by Gustavo Santaolalla, who has won two Academy Awards for his work on Brokeback Mountain and Babel.

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Chupa: Trailer and Premise

The trailer for Chupa has already generated a lot of buzz on social media. The film follows a young boy named Oscar who discovers a magical creature called a Chupa. Together, they embark on a journey to save the Chupacabra community from an evil force that threatens to destroy their home. The official premise of the show, as shared by Netflix, reads, “While visiting his family in Mexico, teenage Alex gains an unlikely companion when he discovers a young chupacabra hiding in his grandpa’s shed. In order to save the mythical creature, Alex and his cousins must embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

Chupa: Pre-release Buzz

The pre-release buzz for Chupa has been building for months, with fans eagerly anticipating its arrival on Netflix. The film has already been screened at several film festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival and the London Film Festival, where it received rave reviews from critics.

Jonás Cuarón was slated to direct a film centred around the chupacabra in August 2020, which he co-wrote alongside Marcus Rinehart, Sean Kennedy Moore, and Joe Barnathan. The film, produced under the 26th Street Pictures banner for Netflix, was helmed by Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, and Mark Radcliffe. In June 2021, the film was officially titled Chupa, and the names of the cast who joined the production were unveiled. From August to October 2021, filming for Chupa occurred across various locations in New Mexico.

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Popular Animated Films and Shows on Netflix

Netflix has become a go-to destination for animated films and shows in recent years, with a wide variety of content to choose from. Some of the most popular titles on the streaming platform include “The Dragon Prince,” “Avatar: The Last Airbender,” “Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts,” and “Over the Moon.”


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