Actor, writer, director and producer EUGENIO DERBEZ is one of the most
influential creative forces
in Latin America, and is the most recognized actor among the Spanish-speaking
population in the
Variety recently named Derbez as the #1 most influential Hispanic male in the
Expansion named him as the #1 social media influencer in Mexico due to his more
than 26 million
followers across all social media.
In addition to playing Leonardo Montenegro, Derbez is also producing "Overboard"
producing partner Ben Odell under their 3Pas Studios banner.
Derbez most recently starred in the Lionsgate/Pantelion feature "How to Be a
alongside Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe, Kristen Bell, Raquel Welch, Rob Riggle, Linda
Lavin and Rob
Huebel. The film was written by Chris Spain and Jon Zack and directed by Ken
Marino with Derbez
producing along with his producing partner Benjamin Odell.
The film's $12 million dollar debut in the U.S. broke Lionsgate's Pantelion
record for an opening weekend, and it opened at #1 in Mexico, holding this
position for several
weeks and defeating big budget summer blockbusters "Guardians of the Galaxy,"
Covenant" and "King Arthur." It has grossed over sixty million dollars worldwide
Derbez will be seen next in Disney's "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" also
Mirren, Keira Knightly and Morgan Freeman, directed by Lasse Hallstrom. Derbez
in Sony's, "Miracles From Heaven," opposite Jennifer Garner and directed by
Patricia Riggen and
"Geostorm," directed by Dean Devlin and starring Gerard Butler.
"Instructions Not Included" which he directed, co-wrote and starred in became
successful Spanish-language film ever in the U.S. and worldwide, and broke
numerous box office
records, grossing over $100M.
3Pas Studios has a deep slate of movies in development including remakes of the
"The Valet" and the Korean film "Miss Granny" (to star Derbez' daughter, Aislinn).
They are also
developing an animated version of "Speedy Gonzalez" for Warner Brothers amongst
the TV side, 3Pas Studios has projects set up across multiple platforms
including Neflix, Amazon,
Starz, and E!.
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