Raphael Alejandro and Eugenio Derbez in ‘Acapulco’, premiering October 21, 2022 on Apple TV+. Photo: Courtesy of Apple TV+.
Raphael Alejandro and Eugenio Derbez in ‘Acapulco,’ premiering Oct. 21, 2022 on Apple TV+. Photo courtesy of Apple TV+.

‘Acapulco’ season two set to premiere on Apple TV+

The TV series 'Acapulco,' starring Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez, will premiere its second season on the Apple TV+.


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Season two of Acapulco picks up right on the heels of season one, telling the story of 20-something Máximo Gallardo, whose dream comes true when he scores the job of a lifetime as a cabana boy at the hottest resort in Acapulco, Las Colinas. 

In 1985, Máximo must contend with upheaval at the resort, unexpected problems at home and a new love interest, who could rival the girl of his dreams. Under Don Pablo’s guidance, he sets his eyes on one day running the entire Las Colinas operation by becoming Diane’s right-hand man. Meanwhile, in the present day, older Máximo returns to Acapulco to make peace with the recent passing of Don Pablo, and he is forced to confront some unfinished business young Máximo left behind.

This is the story that unfolds in the bilingual (Spanish and English) production Acapulco, which stars and is produced by recent SAG Award-winning Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez. He is joined in the cast by Enrique Arrizon (“Máximo”), Fernando Carsa (“Memo”), Damián Alcázar (“Don Pablo”), Camila Pérez (“Julia”), Chord Overstreet (“Chad”), Vanessa Bauche (“Nora”), Regina Reynoso (“Sara”), Raphael Alejandro (“Hugo”), Jessica Collins (“Diane”), Rafael Cebrián (“Héctor”) and Carlos Corona (“Esteban”).

The second season of Acapulco will air 10 episodes. The first two episodes will premiere globally on Friday, Oct. 21 on Apple TV+. The public will enjoy a new episode weekly every Friday through Dec. 16, 2022.

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.

The series was created by Austin Winsberg, Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman. Chris Harris serves as showrunner. Winsberg, Cisneros, Shuman and Harris also serve as executive producers on the project. Jay Karas serves as an executive producer and director. In addition to starring in the series, Derbez serves as executive producer alongside Ben Odell and co-executive producer Sonia Gambaro on behalf of 3Pas Studios. Eric and Kim Tannenbaum executive produce along with Jason Wang on behalf of The Tannenbaum Company.

The first season of Acapulco can also currently be seen on Apple TV+.


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