Netflix is getting into the world of reggaeton.
The streaming large has handed out an eight-episode collection order for Neon, a comedy from creator Shea Serrano and showrunner Max Searle (Dave).
The collection revolves round three associates who transfer from a small city in Florida to Miami with the hopes of creating it huge on the planet of reggaeton. Neon chronicles their larger-than-life desires in addition to the cruel comedian realities of trying to make it within the music trade.
Tyler Dean Flores (Reefa, Falcon and Winter Soldier) stars as Santi, a budding reggaeton artist who, with the assistance of his associates Ness (Emma Ferrerira), Felix (Jordan Mendoza) and A&R rep Mia (Courtney Taylor) hopes to turn into the largest reggaeton star on the planet. Or at the least make lease.
Serrano and Searle exec produce the comedy for Scooter Braun’s SB Projects, with the corporate’s Scott Manson and James Shin overseeing. Kyle Vinuya will co-exec produce, with Mendoza additionally on board as a consulting producer.
Neon marks Serrano’s second scripted collection within the works. He’s additionally teaming with Mike Schur (The Good Place) for Freevee comedy Primo, which was beforehand developed at ABC.
Serrano is at present a workers author at The Ringer, the place he co-hosts the No Skips podcast. He’s the primary Mexican-American to be a three-time New York Times best-selling creator for work together with The Rap Year, Basketball (And Other Things) and Movies (And Other Things).
Serrano is repped by CAA.