October 28, 2022

Eugenio Derbez & Ben Odell’s 3Pas Studios Inks First-Look English-Language TV Deal With ABC Signature

Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell’s 3Pas Studios (Acapulco) has signed a multi-year first-look deal with ABC Signature for English-language TV content. As part of the deal, 3Pas will develop and produce English-language projects for the studio. Reporting to Derbez and Odell, Sonia Gambaro, the VP of 3Pas’ English-language TV division, will oversee development, identify and source talent, ideas, and IP for ABC Signature across all platforms.  “Eugenio and Ben transcend culture through their diverse and inclusive storytelling, driven by their deep connection to talent and source material from Latin America,” said Jonnie Davis, president of ABC Signature. “We couldn’t be more excited to shepherd their next wave of brilliant and culture-defining English language projects at the studio.”

October 21, 2022

Apple Should Be Giving ‘Acapulco’ the ‘Ted Lasso’ Treatment.

The colorful '80s-set comedy has all the ingredients of a Best Comedy hit. More potential fans (and awards voters) just need to know it exists. Everyone who was ever going to watch “Ted Lasso” has probably done it already. Somewhere deep in the server room at Apple HQ, there’s probably some algorithm for wringing some extra subset of subscribers out of the phenomenon that “Ted Lasso” has been for audiences and awards voters. It’s the kind of effort that makes you wonder what Apple TV+ would do if they had a show ready to duplicate that kind of success.

October 14, 2022

Vix+ Sets Premiere For ‘La Noche Del Diablito’ From Eugenio Derbez & Ben Odell

In La Noche Del Diablito, Mexican actors and comedians Mauricio Barrientos, better known as “El Diablito,“ and Paloma Cedeño travel around the city to share the colors and culture of Mexico City with their guests. The conversations will revolve around life, relationships, and sex— specifically who, why, and how people ultimately connect with each other. The reality series delves into the exciting stories of provocative characters and closely explores taboo topics in a curious and fun way.  

October 4, 2022

Apple TV+ unveils trailer for season two of global hit comedy series “Acapulco”

Starring and executive produced by SAG Award winner Eugenio Derbez, the critically acclaimed series will return with two new episodes debuting globally on Friday, October 21. It’s time to check back into Las Colinas Resort! Apple TV+ today released the trailer for the second season of its hit bilingual comedy “Acapulco.” The Spanish and English-language series, which currently holds a perfect 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes, stars an acclaimed, international cast led by SAG Award winner Eugenio Derbez. “Acapulco” returns for its ten-episode second season Friday, October 21, 2022 on Apple TV+ with the first two episodes, followed by one new episode weekly every Friday through December 16, 2022.

September 19, 2022

Eugenio Derbez to Topline 1930s ‘Dracula’ Comedy for Vix+

The project will chronicle the making of a Spanish-language version of the classic horror film. 3Pas co-founder Eugenio Derbez will star in and executive produce a comedy with the working titleThey Came at Night, which is in development at TelevisaUnivision’s streaming platform Vix+. The project is a workplace show about the cast and crew who made a Spanish-language version ofDraculain 1930 — filming at night and using the same sets and costumes as Tod Browning’s English-language version.

August 21, 2022

Pantelion And 3Pas Set U.S. Release Of Spanish-Language Film Starring Verónica Castro

Can you imagine being young again? That’s the tag line for the a new film produced by Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell's 3Pas Studios and Pantelion Films, which brings renowned Mexican telenovela star Veronica Castro back to the big screen in a lead role in Cuando Sea Joven (When I’m Young).

July 11, 2022

Steven Wolfe Pereira Joins 3Pas Studios as Chief Business Officer

The Encantos co-founder and former CEO will lead the studio's international expansion, new business developments and more.

May 10, 2022

Zetna Fuentes To Direct ‘Never Look Back’ For 3Pas & Amazon

Prolific TV director Zetna Fuentes (Cursed) is set to helm the film Never Look Back, based on Lilliam Rivera’s 2019 novel of the same name, for 3Pas Studios and Amazon Studios, with Talia Rothenberg (Rebelde) adapting the screenplay.

April 6, 2022

Eugenio Derbez And 3Pas Studios Sign With CAA

CAA has signed Eugenio Derbez and his production company 3Pas Studios in all areas. Derbez is on a hot streak following the announcement of multiple deals:a first-look dealwith TelevisaUnivision’s streamer Vix, a development dealwith Encantosfor kids content, and a re-up ofa first-look film dealat Lionsgate, to name a few.

February 9, 2022

Eugenio Derbez & Ben Odell’s 3Pas Studios Re-Ups First-Look Film Deal At Lionsgate

Lionsgatehas renewed its first-look film deal with3Pas Studios, the production company run by producer Ben Odell and bilingual starEugenio Derbez, Deadline has learned. The deal continues the longstanding relationship between the companies, which resulted in the breakout box office success of 2018’sOverboard($91.2 million at the global box office). The last three Derbez movies — including the blockbusterInstructions Not Included, released by Lionsgate’s Pantelion Films — made more than $250M off a $35M production cost before P&A.

October 21, 2021

Eugenio Derbez & 3Pas Studios Ink First-Look Deal At Univision Ahead Of Its Streaming Launch

Eugenio Derbez and 3Pas Studios—run by Derbez and his producing partner Ben Odell— inked a first-look deal with Univision to create original scripted and unscripted Spanish-language projects for Univision’s global streaming SVOD content slate set to launch in 2022.