An action-comedy about a Canadian-Mexican cook named Santo. He inherits a magic Luchador mask helping him fight crime in downtown Vancouver with crazy Lucha Libre wrestling moves. But little does he know the city teems with supernatural villains...
A young chef with a heart-of-gold struggles to make ends meet in Vancouver until he inherits a mystical artifact.
Santo works hard to cover rent and bills for him and his unemployed, unscrupulous yet charismatic roommate Patrick, while also caring for his ailing Grandpa. He longs for a more meaningful life but can’t get ahead. After inheriting an heirloom-wrestling mask, Santo discovers the mask gives him proverbial powers. When some low-life thugs accost Santo and his co-worker Abby, a sassy history major, Santo dons the mask and transforms into a powerful Luchador, allowing him to pummel the attackers with some crazy lucha libre moves. When Patrick hears the story, he immediately registers Santo in the underground wrestling circuit to profit off his roommate’s new powers. But when they discover the city has an underbelly teaming with supernatural villains, Santo sets his sights on a nobler quest.
A young chef with a heart-of-gold who can’t seem to catch a break. Aspires for greatness but struggles to make ends meet until he inherits a magical artefact that changes his life.
Santo’s unemployed roommate. You know the type. You love to hate him and hate to love him, but he’s always got your back in a brawl. No brains, or brawn for that matter. Redeems himself with ambition and charisma.
The kitchen where Santo and Abby work offers an El Dorado of normality in this exceptionally abnormal city ... or so you think.
The colour and pizzazz of Santo's mask and costume will contrast the dark and grimey streets of the city.
The 'monster-of-the-week' format of the show will unleash a number of supernatural entities into Santo's world.
An underground wrestling ring will be home to some of Santo's debut fights. There's nothing quite like a baptism by fire.
The series will draw inspiration from the illustration style of classic comics.
Luchador's monsters and villains will be inspired by the mythology of Latin America and beyond.