The life of actor Danny Trejo is simply extraordinary...
...Via The Hollywood Reporter, Universal Home Entertainment has dropped a trailer for director Brett Harvey's Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo, a documentary which explores the life of genre legend Danny Trejo, and how he went from being in prison to one of the most well-known actors working today! Coincidentally, the trailer falls on today, Cinco de Mayo, a celebration of Mexican Heritage.
And frankly, it's about time we get a documentary covering the life of Trejo, who has hundreds of credits to his name, including Machete, From Dusk Till Dawn, Predators, and so many more.
Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo is "a feature documentary experience, revealing the extraordinary life journey of Hollywood's most unlikely hero, Danny Trejo. From an early life of drugs, armed robbery and hard prison time, to the red carpets of Hollywood blockbusters and helping troubled addicts, Danny gives a firsthand account of one of the greatest transformations of human character ever put to film.
Having spent 71 years starring in a personal expedition that outshines any Hollywood fiction, 'Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo', is the shocking story of one man’s capacity to overcome his demons, only to discover redemption through the most unlikely of journeys. Through the exploration of his old stomping ground and the supporting cast of family, friends and some of the world’s biggest stars, join Danny Trejo as he delivers a raw and sobering account of his transformation from a hardened criminal to celebrated Hollywood icon and beloved friend of all who cross his path."
Check out the trailer below, and celebrate the extra-ordinary accomplishments of Danny Trejo when the film releases on Digital internationally on June 22nd and in the U.S. on July 7th.
By Matt Konopka