Cuban Americans and Kevin Sorbo – hatchet job or hagiography?
"After creating the biopic about Walt Disney, I felt compelled to continue creating movies about entrepreneurial stories that inspire and inform. Jeff Bezos is the richest man globally, so naturally, people are drawn to knowing the nitty-gritty behind his success." [source]
Jeff Bezos is played by Armando Gutierrez, the well-known producer and star of the hit movies The Little Mermaid and Anastasia.
Marcus Lemonis of the CNBC series The Profit plays David Shaw, the boss of Jeff Bezos before he quit his job to launch Amazon.
Jeff Bezos' conflicted first employee, Shel Kaphan, is played by Nick Friedman, co-founder of College HUNKS Hauling Junk.
Other notable actors appearing in the movie include: Emilio Estefan (husband of Gloria Estefan) as Bezos' dad, Kevin Sorbo as Bezos antagonist/CEO of Barnes and Noble Leonard Reggio, Eliana Ghen (7M followers on TikTok), and UFC champion Jorge Masvidal.
The film is based on the book Zero to Hero by Tashena Ebanks.
Croqueta Nation follows Carlos Gazitua, owner of Sergio's Cuban Restaurants, as he sets out to make the world's longest croqueta.
Joining in on the fun is super producer Emilio Estefan, WWE champion Dana Brooks, iHeartRadio host Enrique Santos, and even the mayor of Miami. [source]