Starz Greenlights Drama Series ‘Vida’ In Push To Attract Latino Viewers

Deadline | 9/13/2017 | Nellie Andreeva
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Starz has given a series order to Vida (fka Pour Vida), a Mexican-American sisters drama set to star Veronica Osorio (Hail, Caesar!, The Carmichael Show) and Melissa Barrera (Club de Cuervos, La Mujer de Judas).

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Vida is a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother’s identity. Osorio will play Emma; and Barrera will portray her sister, Lyn.

Tanya Saracho (How to Get Away With Murder, Looking, Girls) will serve as showrunner with Alonso Ruizpalacios (Gueros, Verde) directing the first episode. Big Beach TV will produce the series with executive producers Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf and Robin Schwartz.

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