The El Rey Network announces they will team with AAA wrestling to create a new professional wrestling promotion and series titled Lucha Underground the show is set to feature the top talent in lucha libre wrestling and will bring that style to mainstream American audiences. The Network’s statement reads:
The ‘Lucha Underground’ franchise is perfect for El Rey Network. It features good versus evil, intense action, humor, drama, great characters and most important great stories from two of the best storytellers in the business- Mark Burnett and Robert Rodriguez. It’s the perfect time and they are the perfect team to bring lucha to America.