Disney has announced that the Latin American series, “The Butterman,” aka “El Mantequilla” will be coming to Disney+ in many countries around the world, including Australia and New Zealand, on Wednesday, 13th September 2023. This is the same day as when the show will be released on Star+ in Latin America. It’s likely this series will also be released globally on Disney+ and on Hulu in the United States, but just hasn’t been announced officially yet.
“El Mantequilla” tells the story of Emiliano Escamilla who, motivated to avenge an old injustice, will use his skills for disguise and fraud, with the aim of recovering the treasures that until now were believed lost from El Mantequilla, the most famous swindler in Mexico. To achieve this, Emiliano will assume different identities according to the needs of the moment, using different outfits, accents and attitudes to achieve his mission and at the same time escape from the clutches of a rookie police detective and a hungry reporter, willing to unmask his plan at any price.
The series stars Alberto Guerra (Emiliano Escamilla), Mayra Batalla (Elena Robles), Rafael Sánchez Navarro (General Cuauhtémoc Robles) and Iván Aragón (Pablo Garduño). Also starring in the series are Alejandro Calva (Botello), Eligio Meléndez (Beto Benavídez), Hernán Mendoza (Mantequilla), Enrique Arreola (Camacho), Carmen Beato (Margarita) and Abril Schreiber (Tatiana). Felipe Martínez Amador is the showrunner and director of El Mantequilla together with Javier Solar. “El Mantequilla” has been written by Martínez Amador, Olfa Masmoudi and Ingrid de Lassé.
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