On September 14, one day before “Grito”, it premiered on Netflix the new series The King: Vicente Fernandez. This production, unlike the one directed by Juan Osorio for TelevisaYes, it is authorized by the singer’s family.
The Serie used more than 380 locations in Mexico and the United Stateslike the house where Vicente lived as a child in Real del Monte, Hidalgo; Huentitán and theaters such as the Esperanza Iris and the Blanquita; it was also supplemented with 500 sets.
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Who participates in the series?
Along the 36 chapters we will see an intimate portrait of the life of the Charro de Huentitánfrom his childhood in Jalisco, his needs, shortcomings until he reaches stardom.
The series is divided into four stages, from his childhood to his adulthood and each one will be carried out by different actors.
The first years are carried out by Kaled Ahabfollows Sebastian Garcia, Sebastian Dante and the adult part is embodied by Jaime Camilwhom the producer Snail Television He contacted him two months before, approximately, prior to the start of recordings.
The cast also includes Shelter coverswife Chente, Dona Cuquitawho is played by three different actresses: Ishkra Zavalachildhood; Regina Pavon, youth and Marcela Guirado in adulthood.
In the first chapters we can see Enoch Leano as Vicente’s father, Marisa Sadra like his mom, Rodrigo Magana like his uncle David, Casandra Iturralde, Seidy Bercht Y Florence Rivers who plays his sister shelters at different times; her other sister, Teresa, will be played by Valentina Buzzuro, Ana Paula Capetillo and Camila Munoz
During the 1960s he appears Ruben Zamora What Enrique, who served as his representative and mentor. also appears Camila Rojas What Janet, charro image consultant.
Likewise, one of Vicente Fernández’s closest friends is played by Raul Sandovalthe wife of this, Matildawill be Sarah Montalvo. Another friend, Tico GomezIs interpreted by Erick Chapaand his wife Rosa is alexa martin.
The eternal rival of the charro is played by Gaby Espino. On the other hand Nini Pavon it is Doña Zuy Y Stephen Sovereigns it is Alberto Rios.
As we can see, the cast is great since, by covering Chente’s life, the people around him also change along with him. This makes El Rey a promising and intimate series that any good fan of ranchera music or Vicente Fernández cannot miss.
Already Jaime Camil pointed out that one of his objectives was to completely distance himself from the imitation, caricature or parody that has been done to Don Chente over the years. His vision is focused on discovering the true essence of the artist, his way of being in the most intimate sphere, without masks.
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