Telemundo: Boneta is the new Luis Miguel

Luis Miguel vs Boneta

The casting announcement was made on Tuesday following the Telemundo upfronts in New York earlier this week. Boneta is known for acting roles in shows such as Pretty Little Liars and Ryan Murphy's Scream Queens. On the big screen, he appeared side by side with Tom Cruise in jukebox musical Rock of Ages. Last but not least, the 26-year-old singer has already recorded two albums in his career, Diego and Indigo.

The authorized series based on the life and career of the chart-topping artist, best known as "El Sol (The Sun)," will be produced by Gato Grande Productions and will air on Telemundo in 2018. It is planned that later it will also be streamed via Netflix in Latin America and Spain.

"People will travel alongside with me through a surprising, unexpected and emotional journey that has shaped the artist and the person that I am today", Luis Miguel announced in a statement about the series, which joins other Telemundo biopic productions including Juan Gabriel's Hasta Que te Conocí (2016).

LatinAmerican Post | Manuela Pulido
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