.@EvaLongoria will direct the inspiring story of Richard Montanez, a janitor at Frito-Lay who went on to become an executive at the company after coming up with the idea for Flamin’ Hot Cheetos https://t.co/FhyU9lGuJu pic.twitter.com/9Zj7gigoVW— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) August 27, 2019
Eva Longoria has landed the directing job for Flamin’ Hot.
The Fox Searchlight biopic is about Richard Montanez, who created the spicy Flamin’ Hot Cheetos snack.
Longoria reportedly beat out multiple directors for the job.
Richard was a janitor at Frito-Lay when he came up with the idea for Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.
His creation became a pop culture phenomenon that continues today.