Interview

Jake Estrada of Bocas

Jake Estrada has been publishing comic books and running comic conventions for 20 years. This movie is his first comic book character – an archangel called Bocas. This character was based off the likeness of Estrada’s father, who worked with Estrada on the original storyline. The elder Estrada has since passed, and Bocas laid dormant in mourning. Over the years, Bocas would appear in other stories, but never as dark as the original storyline. The premature passing of Estrada’s newborn son rekindled the fire to make Bocas into a feature film. Realizing how short life can be, Estrada set forth making the best and most awesome exploitation film in the history of the genre.

Estrada has self-funded this film from cameras to props. Friends from all over the nation have contributed time and efforts to help him. Estrada also stars as Bocas, still harboring the glimmer of his father’s memory in his dark brown eyes.

If you like exploitation films, Bocas will appeal to your deepest senses. It’ll feature some action, horror and even dancing in the film. Yes, dancing, with over 50 zombie extras. There will be a full-length soundtrack associated with the film featuring music by Brothers of Alien Rock, Jake McGrew, and a few other surprises.

Starring
Jake Estrada as Bocas
Chuck Fresh as Junior
David Grace as Gusano
Matt Moller as the Stranger
and Karen Wooden as El Dueña
Directed By
Jake Estrada and Chuck Fresh
Written By
Jake Estrada and Chuck Fresh
Screenplay By
Jake Estrada and Chuck Fresh
Produced By
Jake Estrada, Chuck Fresh, David Grace, Karen Wooden and Matt Moller

Leo Nocedo: What sort of person is going to love this show?
Jake Estrada: Comic fans. Cosplayers. and Toy lovers. In my mind all nerdom.
Leo Nocedo: What’s challenging about bringing this script to life?
Jake Estrada: Finding actors and money to film it how I see it mentally.
Leo Nocedo: Why did you want to be involved in this production?
Jake Estrada: The love of creation.
Leo Nocedo: Who should not come see this show?
Jake Estrada: Those that dislike action or gore.
Leo Nocedo: What will the audience be thinking about in the car as they drive home after this show?
Jake Estrada: How lowdown Gusano was..
Leo Nocedo: How is this production bringing something new to this story?
Jake Estrada: It showed even with a zero budget it brought ppl together to film.
Leo Nocedo: What’s going to surprise people about this show?
Jake Estrada: It has a lot of local favorites .
Leo Nocedo: Which is the best night to come?
Jake Estrada: Sunday.
Leo Nocedo: Call someone out by name: who must come see this production?
Jake Estrada: Evelyn Shore.
Leo Nocedo: Who has the best costume?
Jake Estrada:  Christian Basel..
Leo Nocedo: Who in the show is most like their character?
Jake Estrada: Cosplay Michael.
Leo Nocedo: Who’s the least?
Jake Estrada: Basel

Character questions .

Leo Nocedo: What sort of person is going to love this character?
Jake Estrada: Action buffs
Leo Nocedo :  How is this character like you? Different?
Jake Estrada:  Bocas is me    Is it easier to play this character or to be yourself on stage?
Jake Estrada:  Myself .
Leo Nocedo:  What do you love about this character?
Jake Estrada:  Inspired from my father.
Leo Nocedo: What do you hate about this character?
Jake Estrada: Nothing .
Leo Nocedo: What’s the biggest challenge about taking on this role?
Jake Estrada: I’m not immortal.
Leo Nocedo: Besides yourself, what celebrity would you like to see tackle this character?
Jake Estrada: The Rock.
Leo Nocedo: If you could play any other character in this show, who would it be? God .
Leo Nocedo: What makes a good scene partner?
Jake Estrada:  A person who lacks fear

 

For links:  IMDB, Facebook,Instagram

 

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Leo Nocedo is a cosplay photographer who has been using a camera for the last forty years in many forms , in the military and professional studios in Miami and New York city . He got his start in cosplay photography attending conventions with his brother Juan Nocedo . He keeps on doing what he does to honor his late brother .

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