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THE "LATIN DRAGONTM"
"I want to be the hero that Latinos need"
America Salinas - Netmío.com
LOS ANGELES. -
Fabián Carrillo is not just another Latino who enters the movie
business; the difference is that he pointed his arrow at a
target where no other Latino had been successful: the action and
martial arts movies.
In his own words, it's not just about kicking and yelling. He
considers himself a true actor who knows martial arts, someone
who can develop dramatic roles with the characteristics of a
"Other markets already have their super heroes, there's Jean
Claude Van Damme, Jackie Chan and others but we Latinos need our
own hero, someone we can identify with and that's what I want to
do" says Carrillo.
And as an example, he says he's already taken his first steps
towards his goal. Fabián Carrillo is the protagonist of the film
called "Latin Dragon", which will be released in the first
months of 2003 and tells the story of a young man who helps to
eliminate the gang problem in his neighborhood.
"The hero I want to be is that of a man who helps his people. I
never say bad words in order not to be a bad influence on
children. That's why I don't include sex scenes in my movies but
I do use a lot of martial arts" he adds.
That's his formula; at least the one he was able to survive by
when he was young and when he arrived to The Bronx, New York as
"In order to escape the violence of my neighborhood, I decided
to study the martial arts and never miss school; thanks to that,
In regards to the movie, Carrillo, who also wrote the story,
affirms that it is a movie with lots of action and delivers to
young people a moral message.