MIAMI – July 22, 2019 – Telemundo released today REINA DEL SUR IN THE MAKING: The behind the scenes you’ve never seen, an exclusive behind-the-scenes digital special dedicated to fans of the hit Super Series™ starring international film and TV star Kate del Castillo, across its digital platforms including Telemundo.com, You Tube, Video on Demand and the Telemundo APP. The 26-minute special gives fans exclusive access to making of the most ambitious series in Spanish language television history, highlighting the Super Series’ production value, international cast and breathtaking locations. To view the video, go to https://youtu.be/hfUTfkTH1EI and to complement your coverage, visit the EPK website www.image.net/LaReinaDelSur.
The digital special features interviews with Kate del Castillo, Humberto Zurita, Raoul Bova, Isabella Sierra, Mark Tacher, Alejandro Calva, Paola Nuñez, Antonio Gil and Flavio Medina. During the behind-the-scenes tour, actors discuss their characters and storylines, the challenges they faced, the physical demands of performing stunts and fight scenes and the experience of working in different countries and overcoming the language barriers to communicate on set.
Spanning eight months of filming in eight countries and more than 300 locations, fans will revisit iconic sites in Italy, Russia, Spain, Morocco, Mexico, Washington D.C., and Belize, and will get to see Director Carlos Bolado in action explaining the magic behind the production design to recreate sets.
Audiences will be fascinated to learn about the special effects, editing tricks, dummies and risks production took to achieve the action-packed scenes that have kept viewers glued to their screens each night. Furthermore, fans will witness the real-life off-screen chemistry and camaraderie amongst the entire cast and production crew that poured their heart and passion into the second season of La Reina del Sur.
The anticipated return of La Reina del Sur season two reigned the 10 pm slot ranking as the # 1 broadcast television show in America on its premiere night regardless of language and continues to dominate the digital space as the most social Hispanic prime time entertainment series since its debut.
Created by Arturo Pérez-Reverte, “La Reina del Sur” Season 2 is written by Roberto Stopello, Juan Marcos Blanco, Miguel Ferrari, and Jose Miguel Nuñez. Marcos Santana is Executive Producer and Showrunner of the series, with Telemundo’s Martha Godoy (“La Reina del Sur,” S1, “El Señor de los Cielos” S1 and S2) and AG Studios’ Rodrigo Guerrero as Executive Producers. “La Reina del Sur” Season 2 is a co-production between Telemundo Global Studios and Netflix. Telemundo has the exclusive rights in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, and Netflix has the exclusive rights for the rest of the world for OTT.
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