Acapulco will take place in 1984 and will be narrated by the older, present-day Maximo played by Eugenio Derbez.
Eugenio Derbez in Acapulco. | Apple TV+
Apple TV+ has announced the global release date (October 8) of its upcoming Spanish-English comedy series, Acapulco, led by Eugenio Derbez.
According to a press release, the series will see Derbez as Máximo Gallardo, who bags his dream job as a cabana boy in one of the most popular luxury resorts in Acapulco, Mexico.
However, his bubble is soon burst when he realises he has to deal with difficult patrons, a volatile boss, along with his complicated personal life.
The press release adds that Acapulco will take place in 1984 and will be narrated by the older, present-day Maximo.
The cast also includes Enrique Arrizon, Fernando Carsa, Damián Alcázar, Camila Perez, Chord Overstreet, Vanessa Bauche, Regina Reynoso, Raphael Alejandro, Jessica Collins, Rafael Cebrián, Regina Orozco, and Carlos Corona.
Acapulco, inspired by 2017 comedy How to Be A Latin Lover, is jointly produced by Apple and Lionsgate Television.
Derbez is attached as executive producer on the show created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Winsberg is the showrunner alongside Chris Harris.
The pilot is directed by Richard Shepard, who is also executive producing.