Ahead of its Season 2 finale, “Luis Miguel: The Series” announces that it will be getting a third (and final) season on Netflix. The musical biographical series, a production of MGM and Gato Grande Productions, a joint venture between MGM and Mexican entrepreneurs Miguel Alemán Magnani and Antonio Cue, is billed as the only officially licensed series on the fiercely private titular international Latino sensation and the multi-platinum artist. .
In season 2, Diego Boneta plays the Mexican singer of Puerto Rican origin Luis Miguel, winner of the Grammy Awards and Latin Grammy. The show also features Macarena Achaga as Michelle Salas, the daughter of “Luismi”; Fernando Guallar in the role of Mauricio Ambrosi; Pablo Cruz Guerrero as Patricio Robles; Juan Ignacio Cane in the role of José Pérez; Teresa Ruiz as Azucena; Valery Sais as young Michelle and Axel Llunas as her younger brother.
The series intimately explores the challenges Miguel faced in balancing his family, professional life and public personality, from the start of his successful career as a child star until the very beginning.
Season 3 casting details have yet to be confirmed.
The second season of “Luis Miguel: The Serie” was directed by Humberto Hinojosa and Adrian Grunberg, with scripts by Daniel Krauze, Ana Sofia Clerici, Anton Goenechea, Diego Ayala, Karin Valecillos and Paulina Barros. Mark Burnett, Carla González Vargas, Pablo Cruz and Boneta produced. It premiered worldwide on Netflix on April 18 and consisted of eight one-hour episodes. Other stars of season 2 include Sergio Basteri; Camila Sodi; Cesar Bordon; Juan Pablo Zurita; Cesar Santana; Martin Bello; Lola Casamayor; Pilar Santacruz; Kevin Holt and Gabriel Nuncio.
Mark Burnett, current president of the MGM Television Group, helped develop the series and led Gato Grande in his first scripted project aimed at the burgeoning American Hispanic market. “Luis Miguel: La Serie” was first distributed in Latin America and Spain by Netflix in 2018.