‘La Usurpadora: The Musical’ set to premiere in the United States
The film set in Mexico and the United States with Latin music from the 90s as a central theme comes out on April 7.
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“It is the story of two twin sisters separated at birth and who never met, one poor, but kind and the other rich, conniving and a mean person. A chance meeting unites them in Las Vegas and soon their lives are hopelessly intertwined. Although things do not turn out as expected, in the end, Valeria (the kind twin) and Carlos Daniel, whom we have been supporting, end up together and live happily ever after,” read the synopsis of La Usurpadora: The Musical.
La Usurpadora: The Musical stars Cuban-American actress, presenter and modern Isabella Castillo (El Señor de los Cielos, Malverde: El Santo Patron), who plays Valeria and Victoria, twin sisters, and actor, singer and Mexican YouTuber Alan Estrada (Do You Know Tomás?, Day of the Dead), who plays the male lead and romantic interest, Carlos Daniel.
“You have to split your brain and your emotions, but at the same time it is something that I love, and one of the things that I like the most about this project is the joy and blessing of being able to navigate between two people who are completely different and at the same time. time to find their similarities," the leading actress said about the story in a press release.
Castillo and Estrada are joined in the cast by: Valentina, Susana Zabaleta, Cecilia Toussaint, Jesús Ochoa, Alejandra Ley and Shane West.
The film will also feature special performances by Alejandra Guzmán and renowned Mexican actress Gabriela Spanic. Spanic starred in the telenovela La Usurpadora, which inspired the new production. The telenovela aired in 1998 on Canal de las Américas and was very successful in Latin America and among the Latino Community in the United States.
La Usurpadora: The Musical is directed by the Mexican writer and filmmaker Santiago Limón, also wrote the script alongside María Hinojos.
The production will premiere in U.S. theaters on April 7. The release date in Mexico has yet to be confirmed.
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