Eugenio Derbez He is one of the most beloved actors by the Latin public and will soon be able to enjoy his talent in the comedy series “Acapulco”. The new production of Apple TV + It opens worldwide on October 8 and Apple released the trailer for the series giving a taste of the story.
“Acapulco” tells the story of Máximo Gallardo (Enrique Arrizon), a twenty-something whose dream comes true when he gets his life’s job as a waiter at Acapulco’s most popular resort. He soon realizes that the job is much more complicated than he imagined and that to be successful, he will need to learn to navigate a demanding clientele, a fickle mentor, and a complicated family life, all without losing the path he has envisioned without fall into temptations or shortcuts. The series takes place in 1984 with Derbez narrating and interpreting the current version of the main character: Máximo Gallardo.
The cast accompanying Derbez and Arrizon includes Fernando Carsa, Damien Alcazar, Camila Perez, Chord Overstreet, Vanessa bauche, Regina Reynoso, Raphael Alejandro, Jessica collins, Rafael Cebrián, Regina Orozco and Carlos Corona.
Coming from Lionsgate Television, the series is inspired by the box office success of 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films How to be a Latin Lover and is produced for Apple by Lionsgate Television, 3Pas Studios, and The Tannenbaum Company. The series was created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros, and Jason Shuman; Winsberg serves as showrunner alongside Chris Harris. Winsberg, Cisneros, Shuman and Harris are also executive producers. Richard Shepard is directing the pilot and Jay Karas is producer and director. In addition to starring, Derbez is an executive producer alongside Ben Odell and co-producer Sonia Gambaro of 3Pas Studios. Eric and Kim Tannenbaum produce and Jason Wang co-produces on behalf of The Tannenbaum Company.
Acapulco joins a growing Apple Originals offering of the world’s best storytellers, including the upcoming series Echo 3, a new action thriller set entirely in South America and written by Academy Award-winning producer and writer Mark Boal; Dr. Brain, a Korean original series by visionary filmmaker Kim Jee-Woon; Pachinko, which will be told in Korean, Japanese and English, and is a drama based on the acclaimed novel; Masters of the Air, a new short drama series from Apple Studios executive produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman’s Playtone; Slow horses, an international spy thriller starring Oscar winner Gary Oldman; as well as new stories from director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and multi-award-winning editor of the Academy, Golden Globe and BAFTA awards Alfonso Cuarón, who currently has a general contract with Apple TV +.
Apple TV + offers exclusive and compelling series of all genres, feature films, groundbreaking documentaries and content for the whole family, and you can watch it on any of your screens. With its global launch on November 1, 2019, Apple TV + became the first exclusively original content streaming service, premiering original titles and receiving awards faster than any other streaming service. To date, Apple Originals have received 152 awards and 518 nominations.
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