Camila Sodi is returning to the world of telenovelas…
The 27-year-old actress and model, who starred in the telenovela Inocente de Ti with Valentino Lanús and Helena Rojo in 2004–2005, will star in the original telenovela Señorita Pólvora.
The first co-production for Sony Pictures Television and Televisa under a join 5-year deal was inspired by the real life story of abeauty queen whose alleged connections to the underworld and a romantic affair with an assassin ultimately led to her untimely demise.
Sodi, the niece of former telenovela starThalía, will star opposite Iván Sánchez and José María de Tavira.
Señorita Pólvora follows Valentina (Sodi), a beautiful, well-to-do young women who falls for a hit man only to find out that her love, in addition to her own family, belongs to of one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels. Her explosive life and gradual descent into the world of crime is chronicled by a journalist who kindles a burning flame for the deadly beauty queen.
“Señorita Pólvora is the first of many series that we will produce with Sony Pictures Television. With this production pipeline, we are bringing new stories and content with different perspectives to the marketplace. We are confident that these original series will captivate our audience from the very beginning,” said Antonio Alonso, director general, Planning and International, Televisa Productions.
The telenovela will be produced in Mexico by Sony Pictures Television, and will air across multiple Televisa platforms and on UniMás in the U.S.
Señorita Pólvora is also being sold across the rest of Latin America by Sony Pictures Television while Televisa will distribute across the east and south of Europe; Sony Pictures Television and Televisa will jointly distribute the series throughout the rest of the world.
Daniel Ucros (El Mariachi) serves as executive producer.