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Edward James Olmos Teams With Tito Puente’s Family For Film, TV Projects On The Music Legend

Edward James Olmos Teams With Tito Puente’s Family For Film, TV Projects On The Music Legend

Edward James Olmos has partnered with Tito Puente’s family to bring the story of the legendary musician to the world in a series of projects, including film, television and Vr content.

Known as the “King of Mambo,” Puente was a six-time Grammy winner, and received many other accolades before he died in 2000.

Olmos is working with Puente’s son, Tito Puente Jr., producer/writer Damon Whitaker, music artist/producer David Guzman, and his own son, director/producer Michael D. Olmos, to bring the projects to fruition.

The Olmos team will be producing the project alongside Whitaker and Guzman, with Tito Jr. advising throughout the process. The team is developing a docuseries featuring never-before-seen images and footage from the family’s estate to create a feature film that focuses on Puente’s struggle to bring Latin music to the mainstream. A Vr musical experience and a tribute album with contemporary

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