ViX has announced the start of filming in San Luis Potosi from the authorized bioseries of the idol Pedro Infante. the new production “His name was Pedro Infante” is starring mario moran (“Do not stain Frida”, “Passion and power”) and Ana Claudia Talancon (“The Shelter”, “Perfect Strangers”) and will tell the story of an ordinary young man who finds the strength and inspiration to become a legend.
“For us at ViX it is a pride to be able to immortalize in a premium bioseries the icon of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema and one of the greatest exponents of ranchera music,” said Vincenzo Gratteri, ViX Senior Vice President of Development. “With His Name was Pedro Infante, we continue to reinforce our commitment to offer content preferred by audiences due to the quality of the narrative and the charisma of the iconic characters of our culture.”
mario moran He has experience in theatre, film and television, and reached his first leading role playing Pedro Infante. “Creating this character is one of the greatest opportunities of my career, it is one of these projects that as an actor you are always looking for, a character that challenges you and makes you tremble while drawing it is an extremely enriching experience and the mission here is what You have to project with him. Pedro is a character that I have studied a lot and I continue to do, he has given me a lot of knowledge, both emotional and physical.”
“It Was Called Pedro Infante” also features performances by Victoria Escorcia and Julio Bracho. Daniela Alvarez, Regina Nava, Juan Carlos Remolina, Leticia Huijara, Nacho Tahhan, Raul Sandoval, Mariana Lozada, Julieta Egurrola, Manuel Balbi, Carlos Gatica, Juan Carlos Barreto, Daniel Martinez, Ana Jimena Villanueva and Gerardo Trejo also participate in the production The moon.
“Pedro Infante was called” begins in 1917, in a remote town in Sinaloa where a poor child with no future is born. Dreamy, in love and always heartbroken, he never gave up on being someone exceptional. The promise he made to his mother led him to become the top music and movie star of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema; his songs and characters went around the world and, when he apparently had everything, he met his tragic death.
The original ViX bioseries features Rubén Galindo (“Hoy voy a cambiar””, “El retador”, “Sin miedo a la verdad”) as executive producer and showrunner. Alejandro Bazzano (“Antics of the Bad Girl”, “The paper house”) and Sergio Siruela (“Heirs by Accident,” “Campaign Promises”) join as directors. Alexa Muñoz Vidaña (“Buscando la banda Timbiriche,” “Magnificent 5”) is associate executive producer and Guillermo Ríos and María José Mochales are the scriptwriters of the epic series.
“Telling the life of Pedro Infante is the biggest and most important project of my career, which I take on with the commitment and responsibility that comes with telling the story about an idol of the people and a glorious era in Mexico. In this story we will touch on all the nuances of his life, highlighting his passion for work, his love for Mexico and his generosity,” said producer and showrunner Rubén Galindo about the project.
He 70% of recordings of “It was called Pedro Infante” will take place in San Luis Potosí. Other locations will include Hidalgo and Mexico City.
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