New Series Featuring Ricardo, Marlene, Mau, Ricky, Evaluna, Stefi, Sara and Camilo Invites Audiences to Have a Closer Look at the Lives of One of the Most Beloved Latin American Families
BURBANK, Calif. (Oct. 12, 2022) – Today, Disney+ announced the new Latin American Original docu-series, “The Montaners,” will premiere exclusively on November 9th, with the first five episodes. “The Montaners” follows the iconic family of the Montaners: Ricardo, Marlene, Mau, Ricky and Evaluna, and their significant others Stefi, Sara and Camilo, which have become a veritable phenomenon on social media and whose father is one of the greatest icons of Latin music. Throughout the episodes, viewers will witness, among other things, the challenges that each family member must face while trying to balance their private lives and professional careers, always in the public eye, as well as the milestones of their musical lives, their struggles and personal conflicts, and the emotions generated by the expansion of the family as new marriages are celebrated.
In both the first five episodes available on November 9th and in the remaining five episodes arriving soon on Disney+, the series reveals the Montaner's most intimate moments, providing unrestricted access to their family life and uncovering the behind the scenes of events that gained great notoriety in the press and on social media, such as Ricky and Stefi’s wedding, the birth of Evaluna and Camilo’s son, Índigo, and Mau and Sara’s wish to start a family, which was crowned with the conception of Apolo, Ricardo and Marlene sixth grandchild who has just been born. “The Montaners” also showcases the backstage of the family members’ artistic careers, witnessing unforgettable moments such as the 2021 Latin Grammy® Awards ceremony in Las Vegas. The series also accompanies them on family trips to Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Argentina, delves into Ricardo and Marlene “empty nest” feelings, and registers birthday parties and other special events revealing the unique way in which the Montaners celebrate family and prioritize shared moments while leading a life of fame as music stars.
The new 10-episode docu-series features cinematic moments, live musical performances and presents their lifestyles in vérité-style documentary, made with mixed media formats, such as cell phone footage and confessional interviews, making use of Ricardo’s private video and photo archive who for years has recorded with his camera small and big moments of his growing family. With a non-linear narrative style and providing an intimate and deep look into their lives, “The Montaners” offers the audience the opportunity to get to know each member of the familly.
Created by the Montaners and Lex Borrero, produced by NTERTAIN Studios with creative collaboration of Disney Branded Television’s unscripted team.
Lex Borrero, Tommy Mottola and Ivanni Rodríguez serve as executive producers along with Ricardo, Marlene, Mau and Ricky Montaner. Santiago Zapata and Chris Smith are the series’ executive producers and also serve as showrunners and directors for NTERTAIN Studios.
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NTERTAIN was founded in March 2021 by NEON16 co-founder and industry veteran, Lex Borrero, legendary music mogul Tommy Mottola and top representation firm Range Media Partners as a new entertainment and media company focusing on the creation, development, and production of premier content across all mediums. With decades of collective expertise, the 360° company and online broadcaster will bring Latin stories to the forefront by representing the global power and success of Latin talent, brands and culture. In April of 2021, Ntertain’s first production, Los Montaner was announced. The series is slated to premiere November 9th, 2022 on Disney+. This year, Ntertain also announced in partnership with Propagate and Netflix, LA FIRMA where superstars Rauw Alejandro, Yandel, Nicki Nicole, Tainy, and esteemed industry veteran Lex Borrero, will come together in the search for the next breakout Urban Latin star. The show is slated for release early 2023. NTERTAIN has also launched its original programming channel on YouTube starting with the first series, “El Plan” with Eliane Gallero.
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