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Telemundo's 'Luis Miguel Series' Sneak Peek (Video)

The worldwide premiere of the highly anticipated original production, Luis Miguel Series, is set to air every Sunday starting April 22 at 9pm/8c exclusively on Telemundo for the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and throughout Latin America and Spain on Netflix. The series presents the only authorized story on the life of multi-platinum artist and global superstar Luis Miguel, played by Diego Boneta. Also known as El Sol de México (The Sun of Mexico), Luis Miguel has led a life in the public eye, but little is known about the man behind the star… until now.

Set in México, Luis Miguel Series explores his childhood in the early 80s and what led up to his massive success as a recording artist in the 90's. Before being known to the world as "Luis Miguel," Micky (Izan Llunas and Luis de la Rosa) as he is called within the family, finds great comfort and safety with his adoring mother Marcela (Anna Favella) and younger brother Alex (Juan Pablo "JuanPa" Zurita). Exhibiting a natural talent as a singer, earning acclaim and popularity by the time he reaches the age of 11, his father Luis Rey (Oscar Jaenada) ramps up an obsessive campaign to turn his oldest son into a superstar, belying his own failed dreams of similar success. 

As Micky grows into the leading pop star of the era known as Luis Miguel he finds it challenging to strike a balance between his career and private life including his relationships with his true loves, played by Paulina Dávila and Camila Sodi, respectively.  As the world thirsts for the carefully nurtured image of tanned masculinity and blazing white smile synonymous with the Acapulco lifestyle that was the hallmark of his early career, what lies underneath is a potent story of how fame and fortune can change a family. 

           Told in a bold style that is as dramatic, emotional, sensual, controversial, and romantic as his musical artistry, Luis Miguel Series adds daring in its scope to illuminate the details of the man that remains "El Sol de México."

For more about Luis Miguel Series, viewers can follow the series on Facebook and Instagram @LuisMiguelLaSerie, including @Telemundo and @NetflixLAT, and join the conversation using #LuisMiguelLaSerie.

Luis Miguel Series is the officially authorized story of the life of the internationally renowned superstar and Grammy award-winning multi-platinum recording artist, Luis Miguel. At the age of 17, Luis Miguel became one of the world's most recognized singers in the world. As his fame soared, privately, the musical icon struggled with personal tragedies--from the mysterious disappearance of his mother to the painful estrangement from his father and manager, Luis Rey. Through it all, Luis Miguel maintained his greatest passion: music.

Written by Daniel Krauze and directed by Humberto Hinojosa, Luis Miguel La Serie is executive produced by Mark Burnett, Carla González Vargas and Pablo Cruz, and produced by Gato Grande Productions, an MGM joint venture.

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