The Many Faces of Trejo NFT Collection
The legendary Hollywood actor, Danny Trejo has tapped Epik as his partner in launching a legendary collection of 10,000 unique NFTs, entitled “The Many Faces of Trejo”. Over the course of time, special sets of rare 1-of-1 NFTs will be released by Trejo, some of which may feature limited editions from collaborations with other artist, brands, games and metaverses.
Each “Face of Trejo” gives its holder special utilities which you can enjoy in the upcoming Epikverse, other video games and metaverses, as well as real world benefits and discounts off of Danny’s merchandise. This collection is dedicated to his fans and is a way to give to those who have supported him for decades.
“Working with Epik has been an awesome collaboration. This partnership is an opportunity to engage with fans on a different level.” ~Danny Trejo
The first set from the collection is an ultra limited set of 16 NFTs to celebrate his 78th birthday on May 16, 2022. The NFTs are exclusively available on Epik Prime beginning May 16th, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST.
These avatars are done by artist Samuel Ho and are animated in a seamless loop. Keeping a very light-hearted and cartoony style that pays homage to the remarkable life of the Los Angeles-born actor, who has been featured in countless films and is one of the most recognizable actors in all of cinema, while traversing him into the digital frontier celebrating the many new faces he will undoubtedly manifest.
Here is a quick glimpse of what’s in-store:
About Danny Trejo
Danny Trejo is a prolific actor, producer, activist, author and restaurateur with a hard-earned and atypical road to success. From years of imprisonment to helping troubled youth battle drug addictions, from acting to producing, and now restaurant ventures, Trejo’s name, face, and achievements are well recognized in Hollywood and beyond.
Trejo has starred in some of the most popular and iconic films including “Desperado,” “Heat,” “From Dusk Til Dawn” , “Con Air,” “Once Upon a Time in Mexico,” the “Spy Kids’’ movies, “Machete,” and “Machete Kills,” the “Bad Ass” trilogy, “Dead Again in Tombstone” and co-starred in “Death Race 2,” “Death Race: Inferno,” “Muppets Most Wanted,” “Grand Daddy Day Care,” “3 From Hell” and “Muppets Haunted Mansion.” On television, he reunited with Robert Rodriguez for “From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series” and has appeared in “Sons of Anarchy,” “King of the Hill,” “Breaking Bad,” “The Flash,“ “Blue Bloods,” “Brooklyn Nine-Nine’’ and “Kidding”. Trejo has also starred in and voiced various popular video games like “Call of Duty,” “Fallout,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Grand Theft Auto,” and “Def Jam.”
In addition to acting, Trejo has expanded his empire to include a series of successful Los Angeles restaurants. His first endeavor was Trejo’s Tacos (2016) which now has eight locations, followed by Trejo’s Cantina (2017) and Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts (2017).
About Samuel Ho
Samuel Ho aka No Small Victories is an award-winning Graphic Designer / Illustrator who is known for his bold lines and visually striking style. Having his work featured most prominently in the entertainment industry, Ho has worked with numerous clients including Netflix, Disney, Marvel, ESPN, Lucas Films and has had his work featured in 50+ international publications. Check out Sam Ho on Twitter and Instagram.