Skip to main content

NEWS X MUSE Manny Gomez spoke with Austin Winsberg and Sam Laybourne about the 3rd season of Apple TV’s “Acapulco”. Winsberg is one of the creators of the series and serves as an executive producer along with Laybourne. In “Acapulco” we continue to follow Maximo’s journey as he works at Las Colinas resort. The third season of the series debuts on May 1st exclusively on their streaming service.

In our conversation with Winsberg and Laybourne about the third season of “Acapulco”, we talked about the ability to continue to develop characters with more seasons. How we can get to know a character, but given time, find out that they were very different. They give the example about Chad and his development and growth through the series. It was an interesting conversation that you can check out above!

Here is more information about “Acapulco” provided by Apple TV+:

In season three of “Acapulco,” it’s time to reconcile past mistakes and exciting new beginnings. In the present story, older Máximo (Derbez) finds himself returning to a Las Colinas he no longer recognizes. While in 1985, younger Máximo (Enrique Arrizon) continues his climb up the ladder of success while potentially jeopardizing all the relationships he’s worked so hard to build.

In addition to Derbez and Arrizon, the returning “Acapulco” ensemble cast includes Fernando Carsa, Damián Alcázar, Camila Perez, Vanessa Bauche, Regina Reynoso, RaphaelAlejandro, Jessica Collins, Rafael Cebrián, Carlos Corona and Regina Orozco, with recurring guest stars Cristo Fernandez (“Ted Lasso”) and Jaime Camil (“Schmigadoon”).

Hailing from Lionsgate Television, “Acapulco” is inspired by 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films’ box office hit “How to Be A Latin Lover,” and is produced for Apple by Lionsgate Television, 3Pas Studios, Zihuatanejo Productions and The Tannenbaum Company. In addition to starring in the series, Derbez serves as executive producer alongside Ben Odell.

The series is created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Winsberg also executive produces with Sam Laybourne who serves as showrunner and executive producer. Jaime Eliezer Karas, as well as Eric and Kim Tannenbaum also executive produce along with Jason Wang on behalf of The Tannenbaum Company.