ShowEast to honor Mexican star Sandra Echeverria

Cinemas News

Sandra Echeverría will receive this year’s “International Star of the Year” Award at ShowEast. Echeverría will accept the honor as a part of the International Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 24 at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Florida.

“ShowEast is thrilled to honor Sandra on her remarkable, multi-faceted career,” said Andrew Sunshine, VP of the Film Expo Group, which manages ShowEast. “A talented actress and musician, Sandra has become one of the most recognized faces in Mexico and we congratulate her on this well-deserved honor.”

Echeverría made her film debut in 2008 in Free Style and is known for her role of Lucía in Manolo Caro's Amor de Mis Amores, which premiered in 2014. That same year, she starred in the films Cambio de ruta and Volando bajo. She also appeared in El Clon with Mauricio Ochmann, and several other films and TV series.

In 2012 Echeverríastarred in the film Savages,directed by Oliver Stone, in which she shared credits with Taylor Kitsch, Aaron Johnson, Blake Lively, Salma Hayek, John Travolta and Benicio del Toro. In 2016, she played the voice in The Prophet, an animated film produced by Salma Hayek, in addition to producing and starring in the film Busco Novio Para Mi Mujer with Arath de la Torre.

Echeverría’s most recent project was The Secret Life of Pets in which she played the voice of Maria. In addition, she had a special guest role in the series “Criminal Minds” in 2016. In 2017, Echeverría appeared in “La Querida del Centauro 2” by Telemundo and the film My Generation. She is currently shooting two films, The Day of the Earthquake and Problemas Mayores, set to be released in 2018, as well as the series “La Bandida” produced by Sony and Teleset.