Rey Mysterio Set To Star In Cartoon Network Animated Series
Rey is coming to Cartoon Network
Rey Mysterio is set to star in a new animated series on Cartoon Network Latin America next year.
Mexcian studio ¡Viva Calavera! have confirmed that Mysterio will be centre stage in a new catroon entitled 'Rey Mysterio vs. The Darkness', which will premiere on Cartoon Network Latin America in 2022.
Jaime Jiménez Rión, Vice President of Content and Original Production, WarnerMedia Kids & Family, Latin America, said (via Comicbook.com): "We are very excited to be able to share with Cartoon Network and Rey Mysterio fans more details and color of this incredible production made in Mexico. We are confident that you will enjoy the surprises we have in store and that the show will meet all your expectations."
The description of the show reads: 'Rey Mysterio vs. The Darkness tells the story of Oscar, a wrestling fan, who will team up with his idol, Rey Mysterio, to face supernatural beings and fight against the forces of evil; villains from the world of wrestling and characters from Mexican traditions and the world of fantasy.
'Behind these extraordinary opponents is Uroboros, an evil fighter who uses dark forces that he does not fully understand. Rey Mysterio and Oscar must work together and do their best to defend the city and themselves from his evil plans.'
The initial announcement of the series on YouTube had been accompanied by English and Spanish-language versions of the first episode, but these videos have since been made unavailable.
WWE icon Mysterio had hyped some exciting news on his social media channels earlier this week.