Diego Boneta will be shining bright like a Mexican icon..
The 26-year-old Mexican singer and actor is set to star as Luis Miguel, known as El Sol de México, in the upcoming Telemundo bio-musical series based on the life of the Grammy-winning singer.
Boneta is known for roles in television shows like Pretty Little Liars and Ryan Murphy‘s Scream Queens. On the big screen, he appeared opposite Tom Cruise in jukebox musical Rock of Ages.
Boneta recorded two albums in his career, Diego and Indigo.
The authorized series based on the life and career of the chart-topping artist will be produced by Gato Grande Productions and will air on Telemundo in 2018, and later streamed via Netflix in Latin America and Spain.
“People will travel alongside with me through a surprising, unexpected and emotional journey that has shaped the artist and the person that I am today,” Luis Miguel said in a statement about the series, which joins other Telemundo biopic productions including Juan Gabriel‘s Hasta Que te Conocí (2016).