La impostora

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La impostora
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GenreTelenovela
Drama
Created byOriginal Story
Sebastián Arrau
Coca Gómez
Adaptation and Screenplay for Telemundo
Sebastián Arrau
Coca Gómez
José Vicente Spataro
Sergio Mendoza
Developed byArgos Comunicación
Telemundo Studios, Miami
Directed byCarlos Villegas
Rodrigo Curiel
StarringChristian Bach
Sebastián Zurita
Manuel Landeta
Armando Silvestre
Lisette Morelos
Theme music composerAlejandra Guzmán
Pablo Preciado Rojas
Opening themePara Mí
by Alejandra Guzmán
Soy La Impostora
by Laura Bello
Country of originMexico
United States
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of episodes120 [1]
Production
Executive producer(s)Martha Godoy
Daniel Camhi
Producer(s)Marco Antonio López
Editor(s)Mauricio Espejel
Ramiro Pardo
Location(s)Guerrero
Mexico City
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time45–50 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelTelemundo
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original runJanuary 14, 2014 (2014-01-14)  – July 3, 2014
Chronology
Preceded byMarido en alquiler
Followed byReina de corazones
Related showsCerro alegre
External links
Website
 
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La impostora
This is a poster for La Impostora.jpg
GenreTelenovela
Drama
Created byOriginal Story
Sebastián Arrau
Coca Gómez
Adaptation and Screenplay for Telemundo
Sebastián Arrau
Coca Gómez
José Vicente Spataro
Sergio Mendoza
Developed byArgos Comunicación
Telemundo Studios, Miami
Directed byCarlos Villegas
Rodrigo Curiel
StarringChristian Bach
Sebastián Zurita
Manuel Landeta
Armando Silvestre
Lisette Morelos
Theme music composerAlejandra Guzmán
Pablo Preciado Rojas
Opening themePara Mí
by Alejandra Guzmán
Soy La Impostora
by Laura Bello
Country of originMexico
United States
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of episodes120 [1]
Production
Executive producer(s)Martha Godoy
Daniel Camhi
Producer(s)Marco Antonio López
Editor(s)Mauricio Espejel
Ramiro Pardo
Location(s)Guerrero
Mexico City
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time45–50 minutes
Broadcast
Original channelTelemundo
Picture formatHDTV 1080i
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original runJanuary 14, 2014 (2014-01-14)  – July 3, 2014
Chronology
Preceded byMarido en alquiler
Followed byReina de corazones
Related showsCerro alegre
External links
Website

La impostora (English: The Impostor), is a Spanish-language telenovela produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami. It is based on the Chilean telenovela Cerro Alegre, produced by Canal 13 in 1999. It stars Lisette Morelos, Sebastián Zurita and Christian Bach,[2] together with Manuel Landeta, Begoña Narváez, Mauricio Hénao, Jonathan Islas and Alpha Acosta.[3]

As part of the 2014 season, Telemundo is broadcasting La impostora as of January 14, 2014 weeknights at 8pm/7c, replacing Marido en Alquiler.[4][5] As with most of its other telenovelas, the network is broadcasting English subtitles as closed captions on CC3.

Plot

Blanca Guerrero (Lisette Morelos) is a cheerful and resourceful girl with a big heart, who works as a waitress dreaming of an acting career. At an early age, she began helping her father Memo as much as she could, due to her mother's early death. When Memo is unjustly fired by Raquel Altamira from his job at her family's company, where he worked for years, Blanca decides to go to the Altamira's end of the year costume party and notify Don Leonidas, the company's owner of the situation with her father, and hopefully convince him of rehiring him, and thanks to her amazing acting skills she is able to sneak her way in.

At the party, Blanca meets Eduardo, the very shy yet romantic son of Raquel, with whom she shares a passionate kiss at midnight, all while hiding her identity. The party goes however awry when Adriano Ferrer (Manuel Landeta), a rich businessman, crashes the party to reveal a secret affair, and child that he had years prior with Valentina Altamira, Raquel's younger sister. Adriano also accuses the Altamira family for the death of his young love Valentina, not knowing that she is actually alive, but is being detained in a psychiatric hospital by the orders of her older sister Raquel.

A few days later, Adriano finds out that Memo, Blanca's father knows the truth about what happened to his and Valentina's child and goes to visit him at his home, but finds Blanca, the girl that had helped him while at the party days before, and she tells him that her father is in the hospital after being ran over by a car. That same day, as Adriano goes to visit Memo at the hospital, he runs into Blanca disguised as a nurse and makes her an offer she can't refuse, promising her to help her pay her father's medical bills if she becomes "the impostor", helping him uncover the truth of what really happened to Valentina and his child. In the process, Blanca has to become Victoria San Marino, a millionaire investor from New York, get into partnership with the Altamira family, and get Raquel Altamira to confide in her until she tells her the truth.

She then meets Raquel Altamira (Christian Bach), the eldest daughter of Leonidas, a cold and calculating woman who not only fired her father, but is also responsible for her dad being ran over. While seeming as a widow who cherishes her late husband's memory and the perfect mother to her three sons, the shy Eduardo (Sebastian Zurita), the ambitious Cristobal (Jonathan Islas), and the dreamer Jorge (Mauricio Henao) who leads a double life, she is in reality the opposite of this, being a manipulative and ruthless woman. However, things get complicated as Blanca finds herself falling in love with Raquel's son Eduardo, who is dealing with the return of the his daughter Sofia's mother, the beautiful yet evil Mariana Serrano (Begoña Narváez).

Production

During the 2013 upfront, Telemundo announced La impostora as part of the 2014 season. The promotional trailer was produced, only with Litzy, Fabían Ríos, Felicia Mercado and Gerardo Murguía.[6][7]

Recorded in Acapulco and México City, the story is an adaptation of Cerro Alegre. The writer Arrau confirmed that the plot of the telenovela change rather than a man would be a woman, in addition to the plot that difference has changed considerably since its original 14 years have passed since the original and the script has changed a lot.

La impostora was set to replace Dama y Obrero in October 2013. But when Telemundo decided to extend Marido en Alquiler into 2 hours, the soap opera was later moved to January 14, 2014.

The soap opera marks the debut of Sebastián Zurita on Telemundo. It is also the first time that Zurita and his real life mother Christian Bach worked together in the series.[8]

The theme song for La impostora is played by Alejandra Guzmán, the single is titled "Para Mí" from her latest album "Primera Fila".[9][10][11]

Cast

  • Christian Bach[12] as Raquel Altamira
  • Sebastián Zurita[13] as Eduardo Altamira
  • Manuel Landeta as Adriano Ferrer
  • Armando Silvestre as Don Leónidas Altamira
  • Lisette Morelos as Blanca Guerrero / Victoria San Marino "La Impostora"
  • Begoña Narváez as Mariana Serrano
  • Alpha Acosta as Valentina Altamira / Leticia Rodriguez
  • Jonathan Islas[14] as Cristóbal Altamira
  • Mauricio Hénao[15][16] as Jorge Altamira[17]
  • Mimí Morales[18] as Karina
  • Alberto Pavón as Iván Montenegro
  • Eligio Meléndez as Padre Camilo Fernández
  • Simone Victoria as Socorro Sánchez
  • Paco Mauri as Guillermo "Memo" Guerrero
  • René García as Domingo / Peter San Marino
  • Eugenio Becker as Salvador Estrada
  • Sandra Benhumea as Fernanda García
  • Néstor Rodulfo as Rubén Espinoza "El Tuerto"
  • Socorro de la Campa as Melania Robles
  • Julieta Grajales as Catalina Echeverría
  • Mariano Palacios as Diego Echeverría
  • Elsa Amezaga as Simona Guerrero
  • Edgar Iván Delgado as Ramón Valenzuela
  • Arnoldo Picazzo as Clemente Echeverría
  • Macarena Oz as Sofía Altamira Serrano
  • Ricardo Sevilla as Hugo Guerrero
  • Lupita Sandoval as Doña Tita
  • Uriel del Toro as Rafael Moreno
  • Juan José Pucheta as Arnaldo Madrid
  • Mónica Jiménez as Oriana Martínez
  • Perla Encinas as Luciana Carrasco
  • Rocío Vázquez as Francisca Márquez
  • Sam García as Richie Salgado
  • Guadalupe Martínez as Ana Castro
  • Mossy Santini as Valery

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominatedResult
2014Premios Tu Mundo[19][20][21] [22]
The Best Bad GirlChristian BachNominated[21] [22]
Fist ActorManuel LandetaWon[21] [22]
Junior Favorite ArtistMacarena OzNominated[21] [22]

References

  1. ^ Telemundo's La Impostora
  2. ^ "¡EXCLUSIVA! Morelos y Zurita protagonizarán La Impostora.". tvboricuausa.com. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  3. ^ "'La Impostora': conoce los actores que acompañarán a los protagonistas (FOTOS)". 2013-11-04. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  4. ^ "Telemundo estrena "La impostora" el próximo 14 de enero". diariolasamericas.com. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  5. ^ "Estudio 13: Telemundo anuncia estreno de ‘La impostora’". elnuevoherald.com. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  6. ^ "¨UpFront 2013¨ ¡Así son las nuevas telenovelas de Telemundo!". September 18, 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2013. 
  7. ^ "La Impostora Con Litzy Pronto En Telemundo (Primeras Imagenes)". novelalounge.com. Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  8. ^ "Christian Bach y su hijo Sebastián Zurita trabajarán juntos en 'La Impostora' (FOTOS)". huffingtonpost. Retrieved 2014-01-22. 
  9. ^ "A. Guzmán interpreta tema musical de... "La Impostora"". 2013-11-04. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  10. ^ "Alejandra Guzmán interpretará tema de la novela "La impostora". Con Flor Rubio". 2014-01-13. Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  11. ^ "Artículo: Alejandra Guzmán, una estrella que brilla en la novela La Impostora". Retrieved 2014-01-14. 
  12. ^ Club de Noveleras Telemundo Reparto estelar en la Impostora con Christian Bach y Sebastián Zurita.
  13. ^ "FOTOS: Primeras imágenes de Christian Bach y Sebastián Zurita en 'La impostora'". tvnotas.com.mx. 2013-10-23. Retrieved 2013-12-21. 
  14. ^ "El actor Jonathan Islas se une a la telenovela La Impostora (VIDEO)". telemundo.com. Retrieved 2013-12-20. 
  15. ^ "Mauricio Henao regresa a telemundo con La Impostora.". tvboricuausa.com. 2013-09-20. Retrieved 2013-10-26. 
  16. ^ "Mauricio Henao Se Integra A ‘La Impostora’ De Telemundo Después De ‘La Tempestad’". novelalounge.com. Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  17. ^ "Mauricio Henao vuelve a Telemundo en 'La Impostora'". laopinion.com. 2013-10-01. Retrieved 2013-12-06. 
  18. ^ "Mimi Morales Regresa A Telemundo Con ‘La Impostora’ Después De ‘Fortuna’". novelalounge.com. Retrieved 2014-01-15. 
  19. ^ "Anuncian nominados a Premios Tu Mundo" (in Spanish). El Especial. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  20. ^ Ale Rodríguez (July 15, 2014). "Lista de nominados de los Premios Tu Mundo 2014" (in Spanish). Notimex. Retrieved July 16, 2014. 
  21. ^ a b c d "Lista de finalistas a los Premios Tu Mundo 2014" (in Spanish). Entretenimiento Terra. Retrieved August 14, 2014. 
  22. ^ a b c d "¡Conoce a los ganadores de "Premios Tu Mundo 2014"!" (in Spanish). TVBoricuausa. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 

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