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Kate del Castillo Star in A Beautiful Lie for Pantaya, Endemol Shine Boomdog, Cholawood (EXCLUSIVE)

Kate del Castillo Star in A Beautiful Lie for Pantaya, Endemol Shine Boomdog, Cholawood (EXCLUSIVE)

Kate del Castillo is set to play the lead in a beautiful Lie, whose modern take is A Beautiful Friend by Leo Tolstoys Anna Karenina in Spanish.

Del Castillo is also executive producer of the show off her Cholawood Productions label, and two other players on the upscale Spanish-language TV scene, the premium U.S. Spanish streaming platform Pantaya and the Endemol Shine Boomdog, a division of Banijay Americas.

The six-part series co-production will represent a modern retelling of Tolstoys celebrated novel, his first real novel by himself and reckoned by many as one of the greatest fiction stories ever written.

the status of a successful Lie is announced as an event series, status almost inevitable in any major fiction starring Del Castillo, and backed by companies of the ambition of BSE and Pantaya.

The series is based on Almudena Ocaa and Aurora Gracia Tortosa, a scribe of Valeria on Netflix.

Ana is going to star as a gold medal-winning diver and Mexican national hero. When she is in love with sailors, she takes dwindling self-discovery, which society cannot embrace.

The series, which will be in production early next year in Mexico, is an early fruit of an overall production agreement between Cholawood Productions and the Mexico City-based Endemol Shine Boomdog. Carmen Cervantes and Jessica Maldonado will also be executive producers. The upcoming series will go into production in the next few years.

Del Castillo called the reinterpretation of the classic "a passion project" and "the huge responsibility." We plan on doing it justice," she said.

We will retell a story with strong female characters where infidelity is an important element. We also will address several mental health issues, including postpartum depression and the sometimes disastrous impact social media has on peoples lives, particularly public figures.

She added that, It's a modern twist from purely female perspective, was excited to team with Endemol Shine Boomdog and Pantaya, and with whom I have been wanting to work since their impressive launch.

Despite a remarkable challenge, adapting 'A Beautiful Lie' for Mexico, itself showcasing the extraordinary modernisation of Anna Karenina, the premium and elegant series we'll produce together, said Mario Almeida, Pantaya head of content, describing Ocaa and Tortosa as an incredible writing duo.

Jerry Rodriguez, director of scripting at Endemol Shine Boomdog, added: We are confident that this will become a brand-defining series, showcasing some of the best onscreen and behind-the-camera talent in the industry.

Del Castillo starred in Bad Boys for Life with Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.

She is currently filming the much anticipated third season of La Reina del Sur and recently wrapped the Telemundo series Armas de Mujer, a potential highlight on Peacock from NBCUniversal.

The Roll of Stone, Del Castillos single-woman Off Broadway show, The Way She Spoke, became the first Latina actress to earn nominations in The Drama Desk for Outstanding Solo Performance, the Drama League for Distinguished Performance and the Lucille Lortel nomination for the Outstanding Show.

The Mexican Commission on Human Rights named del Castillo as the Mexican Ambassador for Human Trafficking in 2009 and a global activist. The Filipinos are philanthropists and the outspoken global activists.

Endemol Shine The scripted series shows take in Sbete a Mi Moto (Amazon Prime), Nicky Jam: El Ganador and Todo por Lucy (Amama Prime).

Del Castillo is repped by Sweeney Entertainment and J.R. McGinnis. Cholawood is reprimended by the apologist Walter Mosley.