Globo will release the fast-paced and contemporary telenovela, The Big Catch, during Natpe 2018, and it will definitely be a success in the international market.
The clumsy millionaire robbery of a luxury hotel in Rio de Janeiro and its unfolding events are the starting point of The Big Catch. This laid-back and funny crime story reached a daily average of 38.6 million viewers in Brazil.
It’s last episode aired in Brazil on Monday, January 8th, reached 45.2 million people and a 55% share.
The Big Catch is also being aired in Portugal, on Globo’s basic Pay TV channel, luring in more than 100,000 viewers every day.
With lots of action scenes, The Big Catch discusses ethical and moral values through a light and high-spirited approach.
Up to his neck in debt, bankrupt playboy Pedrinho Guimarães (Marcos Caruso, Brazil Avenue) sells the Carioca Palace Hotel to young businessman Eric Ribeiro (Mateus Solano, Trail of Lies). He plans to run away with the money to New York right after the 21st birthday of his granddaughter, Luiza (Camila Queiroz, Hidden Truths).
But a group of hotel employees robs the money on the night of the party, taking every last penny away from Pedrinho.
Each of the first-time robbers, who have different reasons for joining the robbery, reacts differently after the crime. Besides losing their peace of mind, they have to live with the fear of getting caught by the police and end up getting everyone in the hotel involved in a series of conflicts.
The mess will get even bigger when Antônia (Vanessa Giácomo, Trail of Lies), the officer in charge of investigating the crime, falls in love with one of the robbers, not knowing that he is behind the robbery. During all of the commotion, Luiza starts dating Eric, who also becomes a suspect.
The star-studded cast makes sure the plot has lots of action and plenty of good laughs: Marcelo Serrado (Looks & Essence), Nanda Costa (Brave Woman), Irene Ravache (Passione) and Elizabeth Savalla (Trail of Lies), among others.