Macarena Achaga to Star in Season Two of Netflix & Gato Grande’s “Luis Miguel: The Series”

Macarena Achaga is joining El Sol de Mexico’s entourage…

The 28-year-old Argentine actress/model has joined the cast of Netflix and MGM’s Gato Grande’s popular Spanish-language show Luis Miguel: The Series for the upcoming second season, which is currently taping after being delayed earlier this year due to the pandemic.

Macarena Achaga

In addition to Achaga, who will portray Michelle, new additions to the cast include Fernando Guallar as Mauricio Ambrosi, Pablo Cruz Guerrero as Patricio Robles, Juan Ignacio Cane as José Pérez, Teresa Ruiz as Azucena, Valery Sais as young Michelle, and Axel Llunas as young Sergio Basteri.

They join previously announced Diego Boneta, Camila Sodi, Cesar Bordon, Juan Pablo Zurita, Cesar Santana, Martin Bello, Lola Casamayor, Pilar Santacruz, Kevin Holt and Gabriel Nuncio.

The story, told in two different timelines, will explore the difficulties of balancing Luis Miguel’s family and professional life. It’s due to launch on Netflix next year. Sources say a third season is in the works, but the streamer hasn’t confirmed the news yet.

Directed by Humberto Hinojosa and Adrian Grunberg, scripts come from Daniel Krauze, Ana Sofia Clerici, Anton Goenechea, Diego Ayala, Karin Valecillos and Paulina Barros.

Mark Burnett, Carla González Vargas and Pablo Cruz are executive producers, with Carolina Leconte and Jaime Ramos producers.

Achaga was recently seen in Amazon series El Candidato. She is known in Latin America as a former band member of Mexican-Argentine pop group Eme 15 and for roles in series including Gossip Girl: Acapulco. Her breakout role came in the Televisa soap Amar A Muerte, where she featured in one of the first significant lesbian storylines in primetime Mexican television. Her character was then spun off into 2019 miniseries Juliantina.

Orozco Starring in Sony Pictures Television’s Crime Drama “Anonima”

Veronica Orozco is going anonymous

The 35-year-old Colombian actress has landed the lead role opposite Ramiro Rocha in Sony Pictures Television’s Anonima, a drama about a mother and son forced to assume a criminal lifestyle in order to survive.

Veronica Orozco

The 70-episode series, which has begun production, will air on Colombian network RCN later this year.

Other recent Sony series filmed in Colombia include the narco drama En la Boca del Lobo and Metastasis, the Spanish-language version of Breaking Bad. Sony also produces in Mexico, where it’s currently producing the original series Senorita Polvora, starring Camila Sodi.

Anonima is shooting on location in Bogota.

Orozco’s credits include the film A Ton of Luck and the television programs Los Protegidos and A Corazón Abierto.

Sodi’s “Senorita Polvora” to Air in 42 Territories Throughout Latin America

Camila Sodi’s latest television project is coming to the Americas…

Turner Broadcasting System Latin America has picked up the exclusive, first-run subscription television rights to the original series Señorita Pólvora, starring the 28-year-old Mexican singer, actress and model.

Camila Sodi

The Spanish-language drama is based on a real-life story about a beauty queen who falls for a Mafia hitman.

Señorita Pólvora, which also stars Iván Sánchez, José María de Tavira and Saúl Lisazo, will premiere on TNT in early 2015.

Following its TNT debut, the telenovela will be available for subscribers on the streaming site Claro video, a Netfix rival owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man.

Señorita Pólvora is the first of several teleseries that Sony Pictures Television and Televisa are co-producing under a multiyear joint venture.

The distribution deals allow Señorita Pólvora to reach audiences in 42 territories throughout Latin America.

Señorita Pólvora is a great acquisition for us as it is consistent with our strategy to incorporate local content on channels to further engage Latin American viewers,” said Angel Zambrano, vice president of acquisitions and syndication at Turner Broadcasting System Latin America.

In the U.S., the series will air on the Univision network UniMas.

Sodi to Star in the Original Telenovela “Señorita Pólvora”

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.

Camila Sodi

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.