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Humberto and Sebastián Zurita in the first preview of the comedy “El galán”

The heartthrob: TV changed, he didn’t tells the story of a soap opera heartthrob who gained fame in the early 1990s, but who is currently considered a nobody. There is no success other than the one that stayed in the past and he will have to find out for himself at his advanced age how to integrate into a modern world on the small screen. Humberto Zurita and his son, Sebastian Zuritastar in this irreverent original title of Star+ which will arrive next month.

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What will the new comedy with Humberto Zurita be about?

The Latin American comedy is mostly inspired by the 90’s era of telenovelas in Mexico. For the past 15 years, this former fictional heartthrob has dedicated himself to working as a cruise ship entertainer and practically no one remembers him anymore in the stardom of his native country. Even though he’s been too long and too rusty, he’s going to try to carve out a path for himself in the TV industry again.

The series focuses on the life of a former TV heartthrob who is trying to make a comeback in acting. (Star Plus)
The series centers on the life of a former TV heartthrob who is trying to make a comeback in acting. (Star Plus)
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“For the former heartthrob, however, it will not be easy to find a place in this world very different from the one that elevated him. Dividing his time between failed castings and pathetic shows, where he meets real stars of Mexican television, Fabián finds himself pulled by two opposing forces: on the one hand, the desire for fame that will confront him with a powerful TV executive, owner of a key secret in her life; on the other, the possibility of a radical change, embodied in a woman he has just met, ”says the official synopsis of the service streaming.

The chapters of The gallant They will arrive loaded with a lot of comedy, between irony and absurd humor, as the central piece of the story. Likewise, it will provide a good dose of nostalgia for those who grew up watching soap operas between the 80s and 90s while still attracting the younger viewing public to a plot of this type today.

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The season will have 12 episodes, each lasting 30 minutes. (Star Plus)
The season will have 12 episodes, each lasting 30 minutes. (Star Plus)
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In addition to the Zuritas, the cast is made up of Sara Maldonado, Dolores Heredia, Darío Ripoll, Ana Claudia Talancón, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Sara Manni, Rodrigo Magaña, América Valdés, Sergio Gutierrez, Francisco Calvillo, Josue Guerra, Ernesto Laguardia, Mauricio de Montellano, Boris Schoemann, Cuauhtli Jiménez, Fabián Pazzo Paula Serrano Y Barbara Perea.

The series is the brainchild of Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat, who also serve as directors alongside Chava Cartas, based on an original idea by Horacio Convertini. The script credits include Cohn, Convertini, Mariano Enquin, Elías Marín Govea. Estudios TeleMéxico was behind the production, which was filmed entirely in Mexico and the global distribution will be through Star+.

"El galán" is a Latin American production filmed in Mexico that will be integrated into the original content of the streaming service. (Star Plus)
“El galán” is a Latin American production filmed in Mexico that will be integrated into the original content of the streaming service. (Star Plus)

The first season of The gallant will be divided into 12 episodes of half an hour each, and its launch is set for next June 8 on the platform.

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