Camila Sodi plays Valentina, a young woman who falls for a hit man that belongs to of one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels

SPT and Televisa unveil Señorita Pólvora as first co-production
08 de mayo de 2014

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) announced that its first co-production with Televisa will be Señorita Pólvora, a new original teleseries inspired by the real life story of a beauty queen whose alleged connections to the underworld and a romantic affair with an assassin ultimately led to her untimely demise. Señorita Pólvora, which will be produced in Mexico by SPT, will air across multiple Televisa platforms and on UniMás in the U.S. UniMás will be presenting the series at Univision Communications Inc.’s 2014 Upfront on Tuesday, May 13. Señorita Pólvora is also being sold across the rest of Latin America by SPT while Televisa will distribute across the east and south of Europe; SPT and Televisa will jointly distribute the series throughout the rest of the world. Señorita Pólvora follows Valentina, a beautiful, well-to-do young woman who falls for a hit man only to find out that her love, in addition to her own family, belongs to of one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels. Her explosive life and gradual descent into the world of crime is chronicled by a journalist who kindles a burning flame for the deadly beauty queen. The cast includes Camila Sodi (Niñas Mal) as Valentina, Iván Sánchez (La Reina Del Sur and La Tempestad) as Miguel/M8, José María de Tavira (Niño Santo and Arráncame la Vida) as Vincente, and Saúl Lisazo (El Rostro de la Venganza) as Octavio. Daniel Ucros (El Mariachi) serves as executive producer. “As a pioneer of the teleseries genre, we’ve made our mark by producing world-class series like Señorita Pólvora, high-quality productions with fast-paced storytelling that places relatable characters into extraordinary situations. This is the perfect series to commence our co-production deal with Televisa and we are working closely with them to bring this edgy new series to life,” says Angélica Guerra, SVP and managing director, Production, Latin America and U.S. Hispanic for SPT.