Gentefied is a comedy-drama show on Netflix. It is executive-produced by America Ferrera. And the show premiered on February 21st of 2020. Gentefied follows three Mexican-American cousins who are chasing the American dream. But the same dream is threatening to take away the things they care the most about: their family taco shop, their dear immigration grand-father, and their neighborhood. The show beautifully captures the struggles of the main characters in a comical way. And it also highlights the family values of an immigrant family like very few shows before. The show is currently streaming on Netflix. And fans have been clamoring for more. Now they can rejoice because we have some good news for them. Netflix has reportedly renewed the show for a second season.
Gentefied Season 2: What to expect
The first season of Gentefied ending did not end on a conclusive note. And it had a lot of cliffhangers. So it will be exciting to see how they handle the unfinished stories and give them a satisfying conclusion. The show is also expected to flesh out the relationship between the three cousins more. Although these are just speculations as there hasn’t been any word on where the story might head.
But fans can expect a quality show. The show’s creators, Linda Yvette Chávez and Marvin Lemus have recently shared that they’re in the middle of writing the season right now. Chavez recently shared her excitement through a tweet. She revealed that she was in tears while working on the second season. And to hype up the fans, she said, “Season 2 is gooOooOoood. Sooooo gooooood. Like we legit both cried working on it. Can’t wait. #gentefied”
‘Gentefied’: Cast and Crew
Gentefied features Joaquín Cosío as Casimiro “Pop” Morales, a widowed owner of “Mama Fina’s. And J.J. Soria features as Erik Morales, one of Pop’s grandsons with a baby on the way. Along with Karrie Martin as Ana Morales, one of Pop’s granddaughters and an artist. It also has Carlos Santos as Chris Morales, one of Pop’s grandsons and a chef.
Other than that, the show has a lot of recurring characters as well. Actress Julissa Calderon plays the role of Yessika Castillo, Ana’s girlfriend, who is a local activist. And she is an Afro-Latina. Along with Jaime Alvarez as Javier, who is a local musician. It also has Greg Ellis as Chef Austin.
He is also Chris’ boss at “Mangia,” who is also the executive chef, and Annie Gonzalez as Lidia Solis, Erik’s pregnant, highly educated girlfriend. The show also has Bianca Melgar as Nayeli Morales, Ana’s sister, and another of Pop’s granddaughters. Along with Laura Patalano as Beatriz Morales, Ana and Nayeli’s mother, who is a seamstress. And Rafael Sigler as Pancho Solis, Lidia’s father.
The show is created by Linda Yvette Chávez and Marvin Lemu, and it also has America Ferrera as an executive producer alongside Aaliyah Williams. The show primarily takes place in Los Angeles.
Gentefied Season 2: Release Date
Season 2 of Gentefied is currently in production. It show was renewed for season two on May 18, 2020.
The entire world is currently shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So the second season of Gentefied should not be expected to drop on Netflix anytime soon. There is no official word regarding the release of the second season. Stay tuned for further updates.