Actor Rafael Cebrián shares his thoughts on the evolution of his character, Hector, in season 3 of Acapulco. In an interview he tells us about his experience working with the cast and crew. In Acapulco season 3, the character of Hector takes on new depth and dimension.

Acapulco, a delightful comedy series on Apple TV+, takes viewers back to the 1980s. The series serves as a prequel to the 2017 film How to Be a Latin Lover. The show explores the origins of Máximo Gallardo, played by Eugenio Derbez, and has garnered acclaim for its heartwarming humor and performances. The vibrant 1980s atmosphere is nostalgic and charming. Now in its third season, the show proves to be one of the best and most heartwarming comedies on television.

Acapulco Season 3: A Deeper Dive into Hector’s Journey

Season 3 of Acapulco takes viewers on an emotional rollercoaster as characters navigate reconciliation and new beginnings. While the present-day storyline follows older Máximo’s struggles in a transformed Las Colinas, the 1985 timeline delves into younger Máximo’s rise to success. And that rise threatens his relationships.

A spotlight episode titled “Take a Chance on Me” delves into Hector’s personal life outside of his work at the Las Colinas resort. Revealing a side of him that viewers haven’t seen before. This exploration humanizes Hector and challenges the audience’s perception of him. The way supporting characters are highlighted in this series is one of the things that makes the show so great. Every character adds to the story in ways that are both subtle and profound. And their motivations set into motion much of what happens to Maximo.

Cebrián shared his gratitude for the opportunity to portray such a complex character. He credited the show’s creator, Austin Winsberg, and showrunner, Sam Laybourne, for entrusting him with the role. A role he considers filled with emotional depth and complexity Hector experiences throughout the season. He also shared that he draws inspiration from his own personality and experiences. As well as the fact that he infuses a bit of his DNA into each character he plays.

Collaboration and Character Development

Cebrián also revealed the collaborative nature of the show’s writing process, explaining how the scripts evolve as the season progresses. This organic development allows for unexpected twists and deeper character growth. He highlighted the strong bond he shares with his co-stars, Jessica Collins (Diane) and Fernando Carsa (Memo). Both with whom he shares many comedic and emotional scenes this season. Cebrián praised Collins’ talent and generosity, stating that she enhances their on-screen chemistry.

Rafael Cebrián and Fernando Carsa in “Acapulco,” now streaming on Apple TV+.

Season 3 of Acapulco promises to be a journey of self-discovery, and new beginnings for all its characters, especially Hector. The third season of Acapulco will conclude with its season finale on June 26, 2024. New episodes are released weekly on Wednesdays on Apple TV+.

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