On October 8, a new series will premiere on Apple TV +, a series shot in spanish and english which tells the story of a young man who finds his dream job in a resort, a job that is ultimately not what he really expected.
Acapulco is set in 1984, but the story is told by the current version of the protagonist. This one tells the story of how he got his dream job of working at the most important resort in Acapulco and how the job is much more complicated than he imagined.
The series is inspired by the blockbuster How to Be A Latin Lover, in whose cast we find Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek and Rob Love.
Acapulco is produced by Lionsgate Television, 3Pas Studios and The Tannenbaum Company. It stars Eugenio Derbez, Enrique Arrizon, Fernando Carsa, Damian Alcazar, Camila Perez, Chord Overstreet, Vanessa Bauche, Regina Reynoso, Raphael Alejandro, Jessica Collins, Rafael Cebrian, Regina Orozco and Carlos Corona.
Behind the series is Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Austin Winsberg also acts as showrunner alongside Chris Harris. Each of them is also executive producer of the project. Richard Shepard is directing and producing the pilot, and Jay Karas is an executive producer and director.
Each episode will have a approximate duration of 30 minutes and the first season consists of 10 episodes. Acapulco is not the only series shot in Spanish and English to premiere on Apple TV. Now and Then, by the Spanish production company Bambú and whose action takes place in Miami and Echo 3, which takes place between Colombia and Venezuela, is also being shot in both languages.