EXCLUSIVE: Lucía Méndez and Jorge Perugorría have been forged as collection regulars in La Máquina, the Hulu restricted collection that follows an getting older boxer (Gael García Bernal) whose artful supervisor (Diego Luna) secures him one final shot at a title.
Karina Gidi, Raul Briones, and Luis Gnecco have additionally joined the challenge closely recurring roles. La Máquina is produced by Searchlight Tv, 20th Tv, and Bernal and Luna’s La Corriente del Golfo. It would stream on Disney’s DTC platforms as a Hulu Authentic within the U.S. Marco Ramirez (Daredevil) serves as govt producer and showrunner, with Bernal, Luna, Gerardo Gatica, Leandro Halperín, Adam Fishbach, and Kyzza Terrazas onboard as govt producers. Gabriel Ripstein (600 Miles, An Unknown Enemy) will direct.
Méndez wink play Josefina, a girl from humble means however has pushed her approach into higher class society. She smothers her son, Andy (Luna), continually commenting on all the pieces from his look to his enterprise selections.
Perugorría will play Sixto, an old style determine from the world of Cuban boxing, Sixto is Esteban’s (Bernal) long-time coach, serving as a father determine and mentor to each Andy and Esteban.
Gidi will recur as Carlota who was born right into a rich Mexican household and is married to Andy. Briones will recur as Juan Carlos, a grizzled police officer who navigates each side of the regulation. Gnecco will recur as Facundo, an old-school journalist in a new-school world.
Méndez is a flexible performer with success in tv, movie and as a musical artist. She has launched 32 albums since her begin in 1975. Lucía’s “Siempre Estoy Pensando En Ti” (1976), offered 1,000,000 copies. Her cleaning soap opera roles embody Viviana (1978), Colorina (1980), and Vanessa (1982). Méndez is repped by the Palomera Group.
An achieved actor, director and artist, Perugorría co-directed his first characteristic Afinidades in 2009 then wrote and directed his second movie, Amor Crónico, in 2010. In 2011 he wrote, directed and starred in his third characteristic movie, Se Vende, which gained the Viewers Coral Award on the thirty fourth Havana Latin American Movie Pageant. In 2014 he directed his fourth fiction characteristic Fátima o el Parque de la Fraternidad. Perugorría is represented by Gota de Luz, a Spanish company directed by Isabel González.
Gidi starred as Esperanza Barrientos in Un extrańo enemigo seasons one and two for Amazon Prime Video, and may be seen in HBO Max’s upcoming drama, Sierra Madre.
Briones’ work within the current documentary Una Película de Policías earned him a nomination within the upcoming Ariel Awards for Finest Actor. He’s repped by Expertise On The Street.
Gnecco has appeared most just lately in Aquí en la Tierra, Los Espookys, El Presidente and La Jauría. He’s repped by Expertise On The Street.