Renowned Astrologer Walter Mercado Getting TV Remedy (Recurring)
Eugenio Derbez and Ben Odell’s 3Pas Studios is working with the unhurried TV persona’s estate on scripted and unscripted sequence.
Walter Mercado, the effectively-known gender nonconforming Puerto Rican astrologer, is getting the TV treatment.
Eugenio Derbez’s 3Pas Studios and A Truly Trustworthy House Photos are teaming with the estate of the unhurried entertainer, Shanti LLC, to plan scripted and unscripted programming consistent with Mercado’s cultural impact and situation as an icon within the Latinx and LGBTQ+ communities.
Mercado, most unbiased no longer too long ago the topic of Netflix’s Mucho Mucho Amor: The Story of Walter Mercado, started off as a dancer and actor in his native Puerto Rico and grew to became a native TV persona after sharing astrological predictions in his signature robes and capes and would lunge on to became a cultural persona. His astrological reveals also aired for a long time in Latin The usa and the United States.
“I will mediate of no better companions than 3Pas Studios and A Truly Trustworthy House Photos to contemporary Walter’s lifestyles to the generations that loved him and these to advance back,” stated Theodore B. Gekis, who manages Mercado’s estate and could perchance oversee all projects that advance thru the deal. “Although Walter has handed on, his message about self-empowerment, self-acceptance and our interconnectedness with the universe dwell on in humankind and are seeking to be illustrious every single day. Address, spirituality, generosity and goodwill are universal, and became an increasing number of relevant with every passing day. Walter turned into as soon as a person sooner than his time, and the time has advance for the leisure of us to possess up with him.”
Gekis will exec fabricate any and all seemingly projects alongside Derbez and his 3Pas Studios’ Ben Odell and Sonia Almanza Gambaro. ARGHP’s Andy Fraser and Katie Politanoff will oversee for the firm.
“I private continuously deeply admired Walter and am in my plot extremely contented to private the opportunity to honor his legacy of love, hope and positivity,” stated Derbez, whose bilingual production firm 3Pas stays essentially essentially based at Lionsgate (English-language motion footage) and Televisa Univision streamer ViX (Spanish-language fare). 3Pas’ credit encompass Overboard, be a Latin Lover, Acapulco and the upcoming The Valet.
Mercado’s nieces, Aida Benet Suarez, Betty Benet Mercado, Dannette Benet Mercado and Ivonne Benet Mercado, aid watch over the Mercado estate, Shanti LLC. The latter trio continue to submit horoscopes and diverse astrology below the banner of Las Estrellas de Walter. “All of Walter’s nieces are infected that 3Pas Studios and Eugenio Derbez alongside with Andy Fraser and A Truly Trustworthy House Photos will work collectively to support persist with it our uncle Walter’s message of love, positivity and inclusion and introduce his legacy to unique generations,” stated Dannette Benet Mercado.
“I knew that we could want a partner with strong connections to Walter’s legacy — one who could perchance also recognize and continue to unfold the love and neighborhood that Walter championed in lifestyles. 3Pas Studios, with Eugenio, Ben and Sonia, is an gorgeous match and I’m extremely contented they came on board,” stated Fraser.
Derbez and 3Pas are repped by CAA and Behr Abramson. Shanti LLC is repped by Gekis and Daniel Ribera of Gekis Ribera Administration. ARGHP is with Ramo Regulation.