Patricio Wills, president, W Studios
W Studios begins its first production La Piloto
06 de mayo de 2016
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) today announced that its new joint venture with the producer Patricio Wills has been named W Studios.W Studios will develop edgy, action-packed series primarily for primetime broadcast on UniMás and created specifically for U.S. Hispanic audiences. Its first production will be The Pilot (La Piloto) from the writer Jorg Hiller (Tiro de Gracia, and Porque El Amor Manda). The story, which is inspired by real-life events, is expected to air in fourth quarter 2016.La Piloto tells the story of Yolanda, a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot. Destiny grants her wish, but she winds up flying small planes used to move drugs across Mexico, Colombia and Central America. John Lucio, her boyfriend and former flight instructor, betrays her to avoid going to prison. This fuels Yolanda´s thirst for revenge and, ultimately, motivates her to seek control of the drug trafficking business. We have started casting for this compelling story and are delighted with the phenomenal roster of interested talent to choose from, said W Studios president, Patricio Wills. Im looking forward to producing a project like this with such a unique and timely storyline. Patricio Wills is one of the best producers in our industry, said Andrés Mendoza, VP of Programming, UniMás Network. We are thrilled to join forces with him as we continue our successful strategy of providing UniMás viewers exciting, alternative programming formats.