The beloved Netflix series that captivated audiences with its authentic telling of family, community and “brown love”, Gentefied has been renewed for a second season which will consists of eight episodes.
In addition to the exciting news of a second season a virtual table read with the cast and creators will be hosted by George Lopez Wednesday, May 20th on Netflix Is a Joke Youtube channel at 5pm PT/8pm ET. This special event will be raising awareness and benefiting the Proyecto Pastoral. A nonprofit organization based in the Boyle Heights area of Los Angeles that is working on addressing the impact COVID-19 has had on low income families and the residence of Boyle Heights.
This Spanglish dramedy brings to the forefront discussions that many first generations have, in facing today’s ever changing society. Discussions about identity, class and even balancing social media fame. Gentefied follows three Mexican-American cousins Erik Morales, Ana Morales and Chris Morales. Living in the ever changing Los Angeles and striving to achieve the American dream, even though it puts in jeopardy the things they hold most dear. Such as their neighborhood, family taco shop and immigrant grandfather.
The show was created by Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez which was adapted from the 2017 Sundance Film Festival sleeper hit. The series stars Karrie Martin, JJ Soria, Carlos Santos, Joaquín Cosio and Annie Gonzalez.
The show has been had a large following due to the word of mouth spread on social media and other platforms about the highly popular show. You can see the first season of the show now playing on Netflix by following the link https://www.netflix.com/title/80198208 and donate today at https://www.proyectopastoral.org/gentefied.