In an Apple Press release, Apple TV+ announced expanding its international genre/category with the Spanish/English comedy series, Acapulco.
Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez is starring and producing the new half-hour comedy series.
New Comedy Series "Acapulco"
Acapulco is based on the movie How to Be a Latin Lover, which also starred Derbez.
Derbez will be leading the production of the series alongside creators, Austin Winsberg (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist), Eduardo Cisneros (Instructions Not Included, Half Brothers), and Jason Shuman (Role Models, Half Brothers).
Gaz Alazraki (Nosotros Los Nobles, Club de Cuervos) is set to direct and executive produce the pilot.
The series is set in 1984 and tells a young man (Derbez) who lands his dream job in resort management, where he lives. The show will have flashbacks and a present-day narrative, which Derbez will narrate.
Growing International Slate for Apple TV+
"Acapulco" will be the latest to join Apple TV+'s growing slate of international shows including the Israeli drama Losing Alice, Echo 3, a new action-thriller set entirely in South America, and Masters of the Air.
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