The hilarious and delicious comedy series Gentefied is coming to Netflix in February. We have all the information you need about Gentefied, including its plot and cast as well as the trailer.
Gentefied, a Netflix Original Comedy Series that is based on the digital short "Gentefied", will debut in the near future. Created by Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez, multiple directors have been confirmed to have been working on the series, including Ugly Betty actress America Ferrera.
Gentefied is now available for streaming on Netflix starting February 21, 2020.
Subscribers in all regions will have the ability to watch Gentefied on-demand.
Netflix has provided the plot of Gentefied:
Gentefied centers on three cousins who band together to keep their Grandfather’s popular Boyle Heights taco shop in business as the neighborhood becomes more gentrified. Throughout the show’s first season the cousins confront their differences in their connections to their community, their heritage, and their commitment to the family business, all while navigating larger themes of gentrification and the marginalization of Latinx’s in America.
These cast members were confirmed as stars in Gentefied's first season:
|Role||Cast Member||Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?|
|Ana Morales||Karrie Martin||Pretty Little Liars | The Purge | Apocalypse|
|Erik||Joseph Julian Soria||Crank 2: High Voltage | Camp X-Ray | Fast & Furious|
|Chris||Carlos Santos||Paco’s Men | The Man with Thousand Faces | The Time in Between|
|Pop||Joaquín Cosio||Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse | El Narco | Quantum of Solace|
|Yessika Flores||Julissa Calderon||Apocalypto | Revenge | In Between|
|Lidia Solis||Annie Gonzalez||Vida | Shameless | Legion|
|Beatriz||Laura Patalano||Victor & Valentino | Vida | Bosch|
|Crazy Dave||Felipe Esparza||Superstore | Felipe Esparza: Translate This | Last Comic Standing|
|Pancho Solis||Rafael Sigler||How I Spent My Summer Vacation | Como Caido Del Cielo | Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag|
|Javier Fernandez||Jaime Alvarez||Black-ish | Criminal Minds | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.|
|Nayeli Morales||Bianca Melger||*Debuting in Gentefied*|
|Connie||Michelle Ortiz||MADtv | Papi Chulo | I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson|
|TBA||Alejandro Patiño||The Ballad of Buster Scruggs | Iron Man 2 | The Runaways|
The Original series has only one cast member from the short digital video. Jaime Alvarez played Vincent in Gentefied's short film in 2017.
Unless it’s a cameo, America Ferrera, the star of Ugly Betty doesn’t have a featured role in Gentefied.
It is notable that she is involved in the series, as it has been reported that she directed two episodes. She is also one of the executive producers.
The filming of the pilot season of Gentefied began at the beginning of April. It was continued for an unknown amount of time.
While on-set locations haven’t been confirmed Los Angeles, the Boyle Heights area and various locations would have been used.
There will be ten episodes in the first season. The entire series will be streamable immediately after its release.
Run times for episodes haven’t been confirmed but we are speculating episodes will be between 30 and 45 minutes.
Gentefied, a Netflix Original in full, will also be streamable in 4K.
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