Univision announced the premiere date for El Último Rey: El Hijo del Pueblo
, the bioseries about music legend Vicente Fernández starring Mexican singer and actor Pablo Montero. El Último Rey: El Hijo del Pueblo,
by the renowned TV producer Juan Osorio, will premiere in the U.S. on May 17 at 10pm ET on Univision.
From his humble beginnings to his rise to fame and everything in between, El Último Rey: El Hijo del Pueblo
tells the aspirational story of the life and legacy of Vicente Fernández, the King of Ranchera music. Audiences will relive Fernandez’s most important moments in life, including events that defined him, his great love story, personal tragedies, and the sacrifices he made that turned him into the beloved cultural icon he became.
“It is a privilege and an honor to bring Vicente Fernández’s life and legacy to the screen with a compelling story in a way that only TelevisaUnivision can tell. This aspirational story features exclusive content and moments that will evoke feelings of nostalgia and admiration for the man behind the idol that captivated Mexico and the world,” said Juan Osorio, executive producer.
The star-studded cast includes Angélica Aragón, Iván Arana, Iliana Fox, Pablo Montero, Jesús Moré, Emilio Osorio, Salvador Sánchez, and Vince Miranda.
The first season of El Último Rey, El Hijo del Pueblo
reached a record-breaking 33 million viewers in Mexico. Source: Nielsen Ibope Mexico.Watch trailer