The platform HBO Max will bring to the screen the life of one of the most beloved characters on Latin American television with the first bioseries of Roberto Gomez Bolaños “Chespirito”thanks to the alliance established between Warner Bros. Discovery y THR3 Media Group, which will also allow other projects to be explored around the extensive universe of characters created by the artist. The new Max Original production will take the public into the story of the man behind more than 100 emblematic characters of family humor such as “El Chavo del 8” and “Chapulín Colorado”.
In collaboration with Roberto Gómez Fernández, son of “Chespirito”, the series will show the vicissitudes that the creator of “El Chompiras” and “Dr. Chapatin”among other characters who crossed borders and marked the culture of Mexico and Latin America.
“Having the opportunity to tell your father’s story can be such a joy. Especially when your father is Roberto Gómez Bolaños (…). My father was a little man with a big heart. And so, we will have the task of showing the world a talented being and at the same time the father, the husband, the friend, the brother…”, commented Roberto Gómez Fernandez.
Roberto Gomez Bolanos, He was a Mexican actor, comedian, playwright, writer, screenwriter, composer, director and television producer, and creator of emblematic characters. that continue to occupy the hearts of Latin Americans. He is currently considered one of the icons of family humor and Spanish-speaking entertainment, and one of the best comedians of all time.
“We are very excited to have an agreement with Warner Bros. Discovery and proud of the work we have been achieving, full of passion and commitment. The genius of Roberto Gómez Bolaños was a unique creator, who with his humor and talent conquered many generations. I am sure that, with this alliance, we will manage to create an endearing, fun and unique Bioseries, at the level of the most important legacy of the continent. We are confident that it will resonate not only with the families that grew up with Chespirito, but with new international audiences,” he shared. Bruce Boren, CEO de THR3 Media Group.
“From HBO Max we are looking for those Latin American stories that have the ability to generate a very special and unique connection with our audience, with powerful characters and made with the best talent. Chespirito’s bioseries brings together all these elements. The story of this artist, who has earned such an important place in the hearts of Latin Americans, will allow us to travel with this content to all homes in our region,” said Mariano Cesar, General Entertainment Content Leader at Warner Bros. Discovery. for Latin America and Hispanic US.
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“Sin Querer Wanting will be the most fascinating and emotional tribute that can be made to Roberto Gómez Bolaños, capturing an extraordinary biography that will allow us to peek into the creative process from which his memorable characters were born, they continue to live in the popular culture of Latin American countries. , US Hispanic and Brazil. Today nostalgia is a great engine for the production of content, with its humor, charm and universal color, it is the best instrument to reflect it”, he shared Tomás Darcyl, Founding Partner of THR3 Media Group.
“We have in our hands a powerful work to impact and move. With the best talent in front of and behind the cameras and the highest standard of production. We will be responding to the likes of the public for the best world-class entertainment. Without Wanting Wanting will be a great adventure that will surprise with the story of this unique character that everyone thinks they know, entering one of the most creative and fertile periods of Latin American television that had an impact throughout the world,” he said. Ricardo Costianovsky, Founding Partner of THR3 Media Group.
Without Wanting Wanting is the tentative title of this biographical melodrama about the life of Gómez Bolaños and his important role in the world of entertainment. This is the first production derived from the Chespirito universe, which will start its pre-production process this year, for HBO Max.
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