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Eugenio Derbez to Topline 1930s ‘Dracula’ Comedy for Vix+

Eugenio Derbez will explore a lesser-known aspect of Hollywood history with his latest TV project. The actor and producer (Apple TV+’s Acapulco, How to Be a Latin Lover) will star in and executive produce a comedy with the working title They Came at Night, which is in development at TelevisaUnivision’s streaming platform Vix+. The project […]

Eugenio Derbez Recovering After Surgery, His Wife Shares

Mexican actor and comedian Eugenio Derbez is recovering after undergoing surgery from an undisclosed accident. The CODA and Acapulco star’s wife, Alessandra Rosaldo, had informed fans that Derbez was heading into a surgery that she described as “complicated” on Tuesday. “He is fine, however the injuries he suffered are delicate and in the next few […]

Latin Superstar Eugenio Derbez Faces “Complicated” Surgery After Accident

Latin American superstar Eugenio Derbez has had an accident and will undergo a “complicated” surgery, his wife, Alessandra Rosaldo, told his fans in an Instagram post. “He is fine, however the injuries he suffered are delicate and in the next few hours, he will have to undergo surgery. The operation is very complicated, but it […]

How Latin Superstar Eugenio Derbez Was Able to “Reinvent” Himself With ‘CODA’ and His New Rom-Com

Getting movies made in Hollywood is never easy. But considering he’s the writer, director and star of the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever made, it would be fair to expect that the path to high-profile projects would be a bit more straightforward than Eugenio Derbez has experienced. Derbez, who established himself with Mexican sitcoms in the […]

Famed Astrologer Walter Mercado Getting TV Treatment (Exclusive)

Walter Mercado, the famed gender nonconforming Puerto Rican astrologer, is getting the TV treatment. Eugenio Derbez’s 3Pas Studios and A Really Good Home Pictures are teaming with the estate of the late entertainer, Shanti LLC, to develop scripted and unscripted programming based on Mercado’s cultural influence and status as an icon within the Latinx and […]

Ex-Netflix Exec Juan Mayne to Lead Corazon Films Production Venture (Exclusive)

After recently signing a multiyear programming deal with the U.S. Spanish-language streamer Pantaya, Corazon Films has hired industry veteran Juan Mayne to spearhead an ambitious move to ramp up production for SVOD platforms and theatrical. With Mayne at the helm, the Mexico City-based producer aims to churn out about a dozen feature films and seven […]

‘Acapulco’ Comedy Renewed for Season 2 at Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is booking a return trip to Acapulco. The streamer has picked up a second season of the bilingual comedy from Lionsgate TV, which starring Eugenio Derbez (CODA) and Enrique Arrizon. The show is inspired by Derbez’s 2017 film How to Be a Latin Lover. Acapulco is set mainly in the mid-1980s and centers […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast — Eugenio Derbez (‘CODA’)

Eugenio Derbez, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, is one of the biggest showbiz stars to ever emerge from Mexico. He’s not only an actor but also a writer, director and producer who has been called “the king of Latino comedy” and “one of the most influential Latinos in […]

Gina Rodriguez to Star in TV Adaptation of Pedro Almodovar’s ‘Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’ for Apple (Exclusive)

Pedro Almodovar’s 1988 black comedy Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is getting the TV treatment. Sources say Apple has optioned the rights to develop a TV series based on the feature that secured the writer-director his first Oscar nomination (for foreign-language film). Jane the Virgin grad Gina Rodriguez will star in the […]

Celebration of Latino Cinema Sets Full Honorees, Presenters Roster Including Clifton Collins Jr., Eugenio Derbez and Natalie Morales

The inaugural Celebration of Latino Cinema is set as the Critics Choice Association has announced the full list of honorees and presenters across 10 categories. Reinaldo Marcus Green will receive a director award for his work on the Will Smith-starrer King Richard. Aunjanue Ellis, earning raves for her role as Oracene, the mother of tennis […]

Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria to Star in YA Adaptation ‘Aristotle and Dante’

Eugenio Derbez and Eva Longoria will star in a film adaptation of the young adult story Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, which has Lin-Manuel Miranda as a producer. Max Pelayo and Reese Gonzales will play the titular heroes, with Veronica Falcón, Isabella Gomez, Luna Blaise and Kevin Alejandro also joining the […]

Univision Inks First-Look Deal With Actor-Director Eugenio Derbez Ahead of Streaming Push

Univision is already looking to beef up its forthcoming global streaming service, well ahead of its 2022 launch. On Thursday the Spanish-language media giant announced a first-look deal with actor-director Eugenio Derbez and his 3Pas Studios, with streaming being a key component of the deal. The deal covers scripted and unscripted Spanish-language content for both […]