Advertisement
Home Travel THE “WELCOME TO ACAPULCO” FILM HOSTED ITS OFFICIAL PRESS JUNKET IN ACAPULCO...

THE “WELCOME TO ACAPULCO” FILM HOSTED ITS OFFICIAL PRESS JUNKET IN ACAPULCO ON OCTOBER 13

 Mike Kingsbaker, Ana Serradilla, Ernesto Rodriguez Escalona and William Baldwin at the press junket in Acapulco.
Mike Kingsbaker, Ana Serradilla, Ernesto Rodriguez Escalona and William Baldwin at the press junket in Acapulco.

This past Thursday, October 13th, the “Welcome to Acapulco” film hosted its official press junket in Acapulco, Mexico. The event was attended by the popular cast & crew including Michael Madsen, Mike Kingsbaker, Paul Sorvino, William Baldwin, Ana Serradilla and Ana Layevska along with Guerrero tourism officials.

The film’s cast and crew, state and municipal officials and media were present at the event held in Hotel Mirador Acapulco

Advertisement

Acapulco, Guerrero – October 17th, 2016 – The official press junket for the new film “Welcome to Acapulco” was held in Acapulco this past Thursday, October 13th. The film’s series of popular American and international artists including Michael Madsen, Mike Kingsbaker, Paul Sorvino, William Baldwin, Ana Serradilla and Ana Layevska were all in attendance. Producers Loris Curci and and Magi Halvadjin, director Guillermo Ivan and Guerrero and Acapulco municipality tourism officials were also present during the junket.

The Secretary of Tourism of the State of Guerrero, Ernesto Rodriguez Escalona, welcomed the stellar cast and the entire production of this film. “Welcome to Acapulco” will feature several top landmarks in Acapulco including La Quebrada, Sinfonia del Mar, La Isla de la Roqueta and beautiful beaches among other sites.

Advertisement
Michael Madsen answers press inquiries during the event
Michael Madsen answers press inquiries during the event

“The idea of this film is to evoke the glamour of Acapulco within film, highlight what Acapulco has to offer, like it’s natural beauty and attractive locations,” says Guillermo Iván, the film’s director and actor. “I want to specially acknowledge all the locals who have joined this project as well as thanking them for their patience and collaboration as the general response for this film has been incredibly positive.”

Rodriguez, on behalf of Governor Héctor Astudillo, thanked the producers of this film for selecting Acapulco to carry out this project, as it represents a great opportunity to promote the destination and attract the international spotlight again.

“Welcome to Acapulco” is an action film co-produced with Mexico, the United States and Bulgaria. Therefore, the event also welcomed Loris Curci and Magi Halvadjin, representatives of the Bulgarian company Open Frames, one of the most important producers in Europe.

Since Governor Héctor Astudillo’s administration, various film and television projects have been promoted in Acapulco, this one being the 45th. Next year there are more productions scheduled which will soon be announced.

Advertisement

###

About Acapulco

Advertisement

Acapulco is a quintessential seaside destination for fun for the entire family. With sunshine, balmy temperatures and warm seas year-round, its golden beaches are ideal for relaxing, swimming and an array of water sports, while the city itself offers history, culture and legendary glamour. The landmark Fort of San Diego dates to the colonial era, and the fully restored, star-shaped fortress is home to the acclaimed Acapulco Historic Museum. La Quebrada is the place to watch Acapulco’s world-famous cliff divers, whose daring feats are as popular – and thrilling — today as they were over 80 years ago. And Acapulco has a dynamic dining scene, whose innovative chefs combine Mexican culinary traditions with global inspiration when preparing the finest Pacific seafood and other fresh, local ingredients. All of this and more make Acapulco the must-visit beach destination in Mexico. For more information about events, news and reservations visit www.visitacapulco.travel.

Previous articleObama and Le Vian
Next articleLook to the Stars
Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.today, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board as a chief organizer of the Television Critics Association’s press tours, held twice a year in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and the Desert Aids Project, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been an active member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.