In "The Valet," Eugenio Derbez plays a working-class hero for members of the community who feel they are largely ignored and dehumanized by those with money and power.
Even after grossing almost $44.5 million in the U.S. for the record-breaking 2013 Spanish-language film “Instructions Not Included,” Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez wanted to cross over into English-language films. He is seeing it happen now, almost a decade later, in “The Valet,” a Hulu multicultural comedy that was...
“I respect him a lot because he sees comedy like music, and that’s something I try to do as well.”
Romantic comedy flick showcases Mexican comedian Eugenio Derbez, but the late Carmen Salinas steals the show.
‘The Valet’ Star Eugenio Derbez on How the Hulu Rom-Com Is a ‘Love Letter to Latinos and Working Class Immigrants’
Click here to read the full article. Eugenio Derbez has been working on getting “The Valet” made for quite some time. “When we started writing this, Barack Obama was the president. Then Trump came in and we decided to change everything, because it was a different country,” the actor told me at the film’s premiere on Wednesday night at The Montalbán in Hollywood. “So it took us like, seven years to get the final draft. But I think we nailed it. This is a love letter to Latinos and working class immigrants, but it’s also a very, very funny movie.” Derbez stars...
A case of mistaken identity — or rather, a planned switcheroo — takes the main stage in Hulu’s upcoming romantic comedy, The Valet. Set to hit the streaming platform on May 20, a new trailer reveals the story of a driver’s rise from ordinary guy to becoming the boyfriend of one of Hollywood’s hottest actresses. The catch? He’s just a fill in for her real paramour.
Hulu has dropped a trailer for The Valet, its forthcoming romantic comedy film that stars Eugenio Derbez and Samara Weaving. The video features an ordinary valet who gets accidentally involved in the world of a movie star when she enlists him to be her new boyfriend. It will be available for streaming on May 20.
The pair star in Hulu's upcoming comedy The Valet, in which a "world-famous movie star, Olivia (. 's Weaving, 30), enlists Antonio (CODA's Derbez, 60) – a parking valet – to pose as her lover to cover for a relationship with a married man (Max Greenfield)," an official synopsis reads.
Though Eugenio Derbez is no stranger to the big screen, American audiences are still getting to know the Mexican star who has been making Mexico and Latin America laugh for nearly 40 years. Now, fresh off an awards run after starring in Best Picture winner CODA, his next project, The Valet, is ready to rev its way into hearts.