‘Acapulco’: Jessica Collins, Chord Overstreet Among Six Cast In Apple Comedy Series

Veteran Richard Shepard has been tapped to direct the pilot episode for Lionsgate Television. EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Collins (It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, The Young and the Restless), Chord Overstreet (Glee), Vanessa Bauche (Vecinos, Rosario Tijeras), Rafael Cebrián (Greenhouse Academy, Animal Kingdom), Fernando Carsa and Regina Reynoso (While the Wolf’s Away, You’ve Got This) round out the ensemble cast, joining Eugenio Derbez in Acapulco, Apple TV+’s bilingual comedy series inspired by 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films’ 2017 Derbez starrer How to Be a Latin Lover.
Derbez and Ben Odell serve as executive producers on behalf of 3Pas Studios, and Eric and Kim Tannenbaum will executive produce and Jason Wang co-executive produce on behalf of The Tannenbaum Company. Winsberg will executive produce and serve as showrunner, and Chris Harris will executive produce and co-showrun alongside Winsberg. Lionsgate Television, 3Pas Studios and The Tannenbaum Company produce the series. Shuman and Cisneros also executive produce.
Overstreet is Chad, Diane’s son. Carsa is Memo, Maximo’s loyal and supportive best friend. Together, Diane and Chad expect nothing short of perfection for their resort guests. Reynoso plays Sara, Maximo's outspoken younger sister. Collins will play Diane, the CEO and the face of the resort. Bauche portrays Nora, Maximo’s mother. Cebrián plays Hector, an energetic poolside employee at the resort.
Also reprising his role from the movie is Alejandro, who plays Hugo, Older Maximo’s nephew. The show takes place in 1984, with Derbez narrating and playing the present-day version of the main character.
Overstreet is repped by Innovative Artists Collins is repped by Innovative Artists and Power Entertainment Group.
Enrique Arrizon, Damian Alcázar, Camila Perez and Raphael Alejandro also star.
Cebrián is repped by Chris Prapha and David Unger at AIG (Artist International Group). Bauche is repped by Karem Guedimin at Marka Talent. Carsa is repped by Vision Entertainment. Reynoso is repped by Talent Boutique.” />
Created by Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist creator Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman, Acapulco is a half-hour Spanish- and English-language comedy that centers on Maximo (Arrizon), a young Mexican man whose dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime at the hottest resort in Acapulco. But soon he realizes that the gig is far more complicated than he ever imagined as all of his beliefs and morals start to be questioned.

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