MIAMI – Jan. 07, 2020 – Telemundo announced the premiere date for new Super SeriesTM Operación Pacífico for Monday, February 10 at 10pm/9C. The police drama marks the return of Majida Issa (Sin Senos si hay Paraíso) to the network, alongside lead actor Mark Tacher (La Reina del Sur). Majida Issa plays the lead role of Captain Amalia Ortega, a strong empowered woman living a double life, whose mission is to take down the most wanted Mexican drug lord. Audiences will be able to view full episodes of Operación Pacífico live or catch up on the Telemundo app on Google Play Store and Apple Store or by visiting http://now.telemundo.com.
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Shot in Mexico and Colombia, this 60-episode police drama centers on Amalia Ortega (Majida Issa), a fearless woman, wife, mother and captain of the Secret Intelligence Unit of the Police, who jeopardizes her career, her life and her family in an attempt to capture El Guapo (Julio Bracho), a mysterious and powerful Mexican drug trafficker. Only her focus and determination will help her fulfill her mission.
“On Operación Pacifíco we are going to see the other side of the coin and audiences will get to meet the heroes who fight for justice and try to end corruption,” said Majida Issa. “Having the opportunity to personify this dual character has been a privilege … audiences will relate to Amalia as she struggles daily trying to balance her personal and professional life,” she added.
“I am thrilled to be part of this new police drama where every detail was executed to perfection. From the stunts, to special effects, incredible locations, the amazing script and cast,” said Mark Tacher, lead actor. The production values and all those elements will keep viewers glued to their seats as they experience the intensity during the action scenes and witness the beautiful relationship grow between the main characters.”
Issa leads an internationally renowned cast that includes Julio Bracho (Fugitiva), Christian Tappan (La Reina del Sur), Luciano D’Alessandro (Celia), Klemen Novak (The Americans), Ernesto Benjumea (Pablo Escobar: el Patrón del Mal), Shany Nadan (Bolívar), Johanna Fadul (Sin Senos si hay Paraíso), Emmanuel Orenday (La Reina del Sur) and Cynthia Alesco (La Reina del Sur).
Special performances include Jorge Enrique Abello (Yo soy Betty la Fea), Antonio de la Vega (Texas Rising), Jorge Zárate (El Secreto de Selena), Oscar Borda, Luigi Aicardi, Katherine Velez, Diana Wiswell and Lina Cardona.
Directed by Diego Mejía and Mónica Botero, Operación Pacífico is an original story based on true events. The concept was developed by Alberto “Albatros” González. David Posada is executive producer for Telemundo and Silvia Duran and Guillermo Restrepo are executive producers for FoxTeleColombia.
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Contact: Dawn Page, Manager, Communications
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