During the virtual event “Qué drama! Novelas con N de Netflix”, the platform presented six original productions from the the quintessential Latin American TV genre.
This Wednesday, January 26, Netflix held the virtual event “What a drama! Novelas con N de Netflix”, in which ttvnews participated, and in which the streaming service presented the original productions that it is set to premiere from the Latin American television genre.
Telenovelas and melodrama is a genre that’s been giving the platform very good results. One case is that of Pasión de gavilanes, which in recent weeks has been among the most popular on the platform.
Taking this into account, the streaming giant presented the following titles:
Donde hubo fuego
Release date: 2022
Created by José Ignacio Valenzuela, known as “Chascas”, the mind behind the worldwide success Who killed Sara? The Mexican telenovela Done hubo fuego is a tribute to those women and men who risk their lives to save us. Through a great cast, which includes Eduardo Capetillo, Itatí Cantoral, Iván Amozurrutia, Antonio Sotillo, Polo Morín, Daniel Gama, Humberto Busto, Oka Giner, Plutarco Haza and Esmeralda Pimentel, among others; we will witness what happens inside and outside a fire station. Mystery, adventure and romance are intertwined in this story that will premiere on the platform in 2022.
¿Quién mató a Sara? (Season 3)
Premiere: June 1, 2022
New talent: Rebecca Jones, Jean Reno
When we thought we knew who had planned Sara’s death, everything changes in the final scene of the second season when Nicandro mentions that it was not Marifer but “us” who killed her. Who is behind the truth? Who really killed Sara?
Rebelde (Season 2)
The second season of Rebelde will arrive this year along with the entry of Okane, a new student played by the Mexican musician, singer and producer Saak, who will set the EWS on fire.
Premiere: April 6
In this Colombian production, Simón’s wife is murdered to extract his heart and transplant it to Camila, the wife of a wealthy man. Seeking revenge, Simón plunges into the dangerous world of organ trafficking. In the frantic search for him, fate will make him fall in love with Camila, the woman who survived thanks to the heart of his murdered wife. The climax will come when both discover the truth. Starring Ana Lucía Domínguez, Michel Brown and Sebastián Martínez.
Cast: Maite Perroni, David Chocarro, Ofelia Medina, Nuria Bages, Flavio Medina, Ana Layevska, Rodrigo Cachero, Daniella Valdez and Aldo Gallardo.
Maite Perroni and Dark Desire creator Leticia López Margalli are back and loaded with more drama and mystery. Both, under the production of Argos, are in the preparation of Triada, a new project where the characters immerse themselves in their own past, to unravel, one by one, the secrets of their lives. Triada is the brainchild of Leticia López Margalli, and features Jaime Ramos and Andrea de la Torre as executive producers and Linda Ramos as producer. The direction is in charge of Alba Gil and Leonardo D’Antoni.
Madre de alquiler
Start of production: February 2022
A young indigenous woman (played by Shaní Lozano) rents her womb to a powerful family. Years later, she will discover that everything she believed about her pregnancy was not true. In this story, produced by Argos, the protagonist will question the meaning of her motherhood, while she lives a romance full of contradictions in the middle of a society full of prejudices.
Dubbing at an all time high
During the event, the platform highlighted the demand for talent and the dubbing times involved in the production of Latin American content.
“We are seeing a very interesting moment in the world of dubbing, with all the content that is being made around the world, and there is really a great need to attract talent to the world of dubbing,” said Roberto Granado, director of Dubbing for Netflix Latin America.
In this sense, some data about the dubbing production work was revealed.
For example, the drama series Who Killed Sara?, which was dubbed into eight languages, had the participation of 210 voice actors during a four-month production process.
The drama thriller Dark Desire, also dubbed into eight languages, involved 150 voice actors during four months of production.
And in the youth series Rebelde, dubbed into nine languages, 250 dubbing actors participated during four months of production.uction.
“As a company we are campaigning, working closely with dubbing studios around the world to open an invitation to casting sessions to other entertainment industries, such as theater, radio soap operas or even image talent, to that they can also be part of dubbing productions. So, more than a challenge, it is an opportunity for more talent to come to the world of dubbing with all the productions we are working on,” concluded Granado.