Rancheras will be streaming soon. After the success of Luis Miguel: La Serie – 100%, it is not surprising that the platform wants to capitalize on the life of another of the best-known interpreters in Mexico. In this case it is Vicente Fernandez and it has already been confirmed that the actor who will play the singer will be Jaime Camil, the soap opera star who had managed to consolidate himself as an actor and television host in the United States.
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Through Twitter, Camil confirmed that he will play Vicente Fernández in a biographical series that will tell his life. Not only that, he also shared his first photo characterized as the character. The interpreter explained in a message that this has been the most important challenge of his career and he is very happy that he has been entrusted with the responsibility of playing one of the great idols of the country:
– Jaime Camil (@jaimecamil) September 30, 2021
Getting to know his life, his beginnings, his challenges, and in general, the difficult path he had to go through to become who he is, makes me respect his tenacity more and has generated a very strong empathy and emotional connection with him. . It has become difficult to hold back the tears when reading the scripts, knowing all their history and their unforgettable songs. The cultural and social impact of this figure is undoubtedly immeasurable.
Just a few weeks ago, several entertainment programs had been able to confirm that the series had already started filming in Hidalgo. However, the identity of the protagonist remained a mystery, several names took over the rumors including that of Alejandro Speitzer. Finally, it has been confirmed that it will be Camil who will play the role of this new show that will surely give something to talk about.
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Camil (Pink Cuffs, All inclusive: All inclusive, Coco – 97%) is best remembered in Mexico for his career in soap operas. The most famous of them is probably The ugliest beauty, regional adaptation of the classic Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea – 90%, in which she co-starred with Angélica Vale. In more recent years, he had one of the main roles on the show Jane the virgin, a sitcom about a woman who is artificially inseminated by accident. In it, he gives life to Rogelio, the father of the protagonist and an eccentric actor.
Fernández will be the next in a long list of Mexican musical figures to receive a biographical show. It all seems to have started with Until I Met You, about Juan Gabriel, which quickly gave way to programs about Jenni Rivera, Luis Miguel, Selena and many more. Although not all have obtained the same success or the approval of the singer or their relatives for their stories.
In the case of this series, it is known that the Fernández family is involved in the project, but it is the first time that Netflix’s participation is mentioned. The show does not seem to have an official title yet and it is estimated that it will consist of more than 30 episodes, it is not known whether they will be broadcast in a single run or in several seasons. For now, we will have to wait and see how the rancheras Camil sing like El Charro de Huentitán.
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