Vicente Fernandez Series Coming to Netflix

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A series based on the life of Vicente Fernandez is coming to Netflix. 

According to Deadline, the new series, The Idol of the People, will star Jaime Camil as Fernandez. Camil took to his Instagram to talk about his new role and how excited he is to play the beloved Mexican icon. 

"Portraying Vicente Fernandez, without a doubt, is one of the biggest and most important challenges of my career," Camil captioned his post. "In my opinion, Chente is Mexico’s biggest idol and the most monumental exponent of Mexican music all over the world.”

A release date for The Idol of the People has yet to be announced.

More on the story from Deadline here.

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