They present the first series image of María Félix, for TelevisaUnivision’s ViX+

They have started the recordings of the bioseries that will portray the life of the enigmatic Maria Felix. The production of TelevisaUnivision will be seen on the new streaming platform ViX+ with a date yet to be defined.

The bioseries with a title to be defined shares details about one of the icons of Mexican cinema that has marked entire generations and that paved the way for many women in the country. Twenty years after her death, the first series that will portray the acting legend will be carried out by a team made up mostly of women.

Produced by Carmen Armendarizdirected by Mafer Suarez and written by Larissa Andrade, Alexander Gerber, Tania Tinajero and Gabriela Rodriguez. the story will star Mexican actresses Sandra Echeverria (“The Usurper (2019)”), Ximena Romo (“Miss 89”) and April Vergarawho will characterize “La Doña” at different stages of her life.

At ViX+ creating content that reflects our culture and illuminates our unique and diverse stories in Spanish is our priority. We are excited to tell the story of an extraordinary woman like María Félix“, said Vincenzo Gratteri, Senior Vice President of ViX+ Development. “His creative energy and indomitable spirit will be a source of inspiration for our audience.”.

Portraying the life of an emblematic figure of Mexico and the world, a woman ahead of her time who broke stereotypes is a challenge and a huge responsibility“, said Carmen Armendariz producer of the bioseries. “Her story lives on today and continues to inspire and empower women generation after generation. I am proud to produce the first series on the life of María Félix that will faithfully represent the legacy that she left us.“.

The production of ViX+ Originals also has the participation of William Garcia Cantu, Ana Bertha Espin, Josh Gutierrez, Ximena Ayala, markin lopez, Ursula Pruneda, Ramon Medina and Helena Red.

The series developed by Televisa Studios for ViX+ is based on journalistic investigation and testimonies from the people who were closest to Maria Félix in life, such as Luis Martínez de Anda, her right-hand man and universal heir.

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