Onesumore: Dennis Quaid’s Netflix Movie ‘Blue Miracle’: What We Know So Far

Dennis Quaid – Image: Getty Images

The new Netflix movie Blue miracle is an inspiring upcoming drama based on a true story about a Mexican orphanage struggling to survive after Hurricane Odile in 2014. Formerly titled On the line, the film was announced in October 2019 and began production that same year.

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Current posters and updates for Blue miracle

Blue miracle was directed by Julio Quintana, who directed the film with Martin Sheen Vessel. Quintana co-wrote the screenplay with Chris Dowling who wrote screenplays for films such as Run the race, priceless and where hope grows. The film is produced by Third Coast Content Company, which also produces Ride with, also written by Dowling.

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Director Julio Quintana

While Blue miracle was not originally attached to a streaming company, Netflix acquired the film in February 2021. A release date will be announced soon.


What is the story behind Blue miracle?

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Omar Venegas with his orphanage at Casa Hogar

Blue miracle is the true story of Casa Hogar, an orphanage on the verge of foreclosure in Baja, Mexico. The story follows goaltender Omar Venegas, who has dedicated his life to raising young boys with integrity, but after Hurricane Odile hits Casa Hogar is at risk of shutting down for good. The boys’ only hope is to win the cash prize at Bisbee’s famous Black & Blue fishing tournament.

Producer Ben Howard shared his comments about this inspiring story:

“With everything against them, On the line [Blue Miracle] is the remarkable true story of how Omar and his boys managed to come together and achieve what seemed impossible and their incredible story will undoubtedly win the hearts of audiences around the world.


Will the plot of the film be different from the real story?

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A picture of Blue miracle. Photo credit: Third Coast Content

As always happens with adaptations based on a true story, some details, if not many, can be changed for dramatic purposes. A certain order of events can be changed, certain characters added or deleted, and many other things of the same kind.


Who is thrown Blue miracle?

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Dennis Quaid and Jimmy Gonzalez in Blue Miracle. Photo credit: Third Coast Content

Far from paradise and The parents trap Star Dennis quaid will direct the cast of Blue Miracle. Quaid will be joined by Raymond Cruz, who is best known for his role as the iconic Breaking Bad and Better Call villain Saul Tuco Salamanca. Jimmy gonzalez will play Omar Venegas, the guardian of the orphanage. The rest of the cast includes Anthony Gonzalez, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Fernanda Urrejola and Bruce McGill.

The boys of the orphanage will be played by Steve Gutierrez, Nathan Arrenas, Isaac Arellanes and Miguel Angel Garcia. Producer Javier Chapa praised the boys and their performance in this film:

“[Casting director] Carla Hool has done a terrific job defining the roles of the boys at the orphanage, who all have unique and distinct personalities. We were all extremely impressed with what Anthony, Nathan, Steve, Isaac and Miguel all brought to their roles and we are excited to be working with the next generation of Latinx actors to tell this moving and moving story.

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Jimmy Gonzalez as Omar Venegas in Blue Miracle. Photo credit: Third Coast Content

Here is the full cast list of Blue Miracle:

Member of the cast Role Where have I seen / heard them before?
Dennis quaid Wade Parents’ trap, far from paradise
Jimmy gonzalez Omar Venegas Mayans MC, Lodge 49
Raymond Cruz Hector Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul
Bruce McGill Wayne bisbee Blue Bloods, law-abiding citizen
Dana Wheeler-Nicholson Tricia bisbee Nashville, Friday night lights
Fernanda Urrejola Becca Narcos: Mexico, group of five
Anthony Gonzales Geco Shameless, the last ship
Steve gutierrez Tweety Snowfall
Nathan Arrenas Hollywood Journal of a President Furute
Isaac arellanes Wiki Ghostwriter, Euphoria
Miguel Angel Garcia Moco Member of Parliament, Together
Chris Doubek Gary The establishment
Silverio Palacios Boring Sunset, Legend of Zorro

When Blue miracle be released on Netflix?

No date has been announced for Blue miracle, but with production wrapped up, we can certainly expect it to be released on Netflix in 2021.


What is the production status on Blue miracle?

Production for Blue miracle, then known as On the line, started in 2019 and completed in 2020. Now the Blue Miracle is in post-production and awaiting release.

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