Apple TV+ has given a collection order to Acapulco, a Spanish and English-language half-hour comedy govt produced and starring Eugenio Derbez. impressed by hit 2017 characteristic comedy Easy methods to Be A Latin Lover, which was headlined by Derbez, Acapulco hails from Lionsgate Tv, studio-based The Tannenbaum Firm in addition to Derbez and Benjamin Odell’s 3Pas Studios.
Created by Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist creator Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros & Jason Shuman (Half Brothers), in Acapulco, a younger Mexican man’s dream comes true when he will get the job of a lifetime on the hottest resort in Acapulco. However he quickly realizes the job is much extra sophisticated than he ever imagined as all of his beliefs and morals begin to be questioned. The present takes place in 1984 with Derbez narrating and enjoying the present-day model of the principle character.
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In Easy methods to Be a Latin Lover, produced by 3Pas Studios and distributed by Pantelion Movies, Lionsgate’s enterprise with Televisa, an out-of-shape former gigolo (Derbez) is left to fend for himself after the wealthy older lady he’d married 25 years in the past dumps him for a youthful man. (Watch a trailer beneath.)
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Winsberg will function showrunner, with Chris Harris (How I Met Your Mom) as co-showrunner. The 2 govt produce alongside Derbez and Odell through 3Pas, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum for the Tannenbaum Co. in addition to Shuman and Cisneros. The Tannenbaum Co.’s Jason Wang co-executive produces. Gaz Alazraki (Nosotros Los Nobles) will direct and govt produce the pilot.
Derbez’s characteristic movie Directions Not Included, which he directed, co-wrote and starred in, turned essentially the most profitable Spanish language movie within the U.S. and worldwide, grossing greater than $100 million worldwide. Cisberos served as an affiliate producer on the film.
Winsberg’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, additionally from Lionsgate TV and the Tannenbaum Co., is heading into its second season on NBC.
Acapulco, which had been in improvement at Apple for a very long time, be a part of’s Apple’s slate of worldwide originals, which incorporates Echo 3, a brand new action-thriller set totally in South America and written by Oscar-winning producer and author Mark Boal, in addition to new tales from the multi-Oscar, Golden Globe and (BA)FTA Award-winning filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón who has an total deal at Apple TV+. Upcoming worldwide authentic collection set to premiere on Apple TV+ embody Masters of the Air, a brand new restricted drama collection from Apple Studios, govt produced by Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Tv, and Tom Hanks & Gary Goetzman’s Playtone; Sluggish Horses, a world espionage thriller starring Oscar-winner Gary Oldman; and Pachinko, a drama collection primarily based on the acclaimed novel, written and govt produced by Soo Hugh.
Cisneros and Shuman are repped by legal professional Allen Vainshtein of McKuin Frankel Whitehead, with Cisneros managed by Carlos Bobadilla of Valor Leisure Group and Shuman repped by CAA and managed by Jon Huddle of Fourth Wall Administration.