For years, the Puerto Rican boy band Menudo took the globe by storm, launching numerous careers and influencing international youth culture, music, and fandom. But Menudo’s decades-long success came at a cost. This fascinating four-part docuseries chronicles the never-before-heard story behind the rise and fall of the most iconic Puerto Rican boy band in history – including the alleged backstage culture of greed, abuse, and mayhem.
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Menudo: Forever Young
A riveting four-part docuseries chronicling the untold story behind the rise and fall of Menudo, the most iconic Puerto Rican boy band in history.
CAST AND CREW
ANGEL MANUEL SOTO
Angel M. Soto is an acclaimed filmmaker from Santurce, Puerto Rico who directed Charm City Kings, which premiered on HBO Max and won the Sundance U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast. He is currently in production directing DC's Blue Beetle for Warner Bros. He is co-director of Menudo: Forever Young, a docu-series set at HBO Max premiering at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival. Angel is attached to co-write and direct a standalone Transformers film for Paramount.
Kristofer Ríos is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and journalist based in New York City. He’s dedicated his career to telling narratives from communities underrepresented or misrepresented in the media. As a journalist, he’s covered immigration and social justice issues; most recently producing Asylum for ABC News Documentaries; a film about two fathers from Honduras seeking refuge in the U.S.
Kristofer's work has been recognized by the GLADD Media Awards, National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and the Edward R. Murrow Awards.