“La usurpadora, el musical”: all about the new version with Isabella Castillo

What is known of ““? It is a film that will have, in the format of a musical, the story that caught millions of viewers: “The usurpadora.” The fiction, which made Gabriela Spanic and Fernando Colunga famous, will now have another version on the screen, with Isabella Castillo as the protagonist. Therefore, many have wondered what this new adaptation of the successful novel will bring.

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The first appeared on February 9, 1998, in Televisa, under the direction of Beatriz Sheridan. With the passing of the episodes, he began to become the undisputed leader of the television grill.

But it was not only that, but the television production went down in history as one of the most successful of all time with a broadcast in more than 125 countries and with 24 translations into various languages.

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Then, in 2019, he had his remake with Sandra Echevarría and Andrés Palacios like the main characters. And now it has been officially announced that “”Will hit theaters in the form of a musical. This is all that is known about the adaptation of the tv classic.

The soap opera "The usurper" 1998 achieved success in various countries and made Gabriela Spanic famous. (Photo: Televisa)
The 1998 telenovela “La usurpadora” achieved success in various countries and made Gabriela Spanic famous. (Photo: Televisa)

WHAT IS KNOWN ABOUT THE FILM “LA USURPADORA, EL MUSICAL”?

SYNOPSIS

“The usurper, the musical” will tell the same story that made the 1998 soap opera famous. In this way, the plot will focus on the twins Valeria and VictoriaPaulina Martínez and Paola Montaner in the novel-, played by Isabella Castillo, who were separated at birth and, upon being reunited, will exchange lives so that the second can be with her lover and leave her husband alone Carlos Daniel -Carlos Daniel Bracho in the original story-, role of Alan estrada.

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Original cast of "The usurper", in 1998. (Photo: Televisa)
Original cast of “La usurpadora”, in 1998. (Photo: Televisa)

TRAILER

So far, there is no trailer for the new version of “La usurpadora”. However, you can follow the progress of the production through the social networks of Pantelion Films, which has reported the new project on its official account on Instagram. It is expected that in the first quarter of 2022 there is already a preview of the film version of the soap opera.

ACTORS AND CHARACTERS

The confirmed actors for “La usurpadora, el musical” are Isabella Castillo and Alan Estrada as protagonists. They will also be part of the cast Shane West, Valentina, Susana Zabaleta, Alejandra Ley, Cecilia Toussaint and Jesús Ochoa. It was also learned that Alejandra Guzman will have a special participation in the film. It is also not known if Gaby Spanic and Fernando Colunga will be part of or if they will have an appearance in the film.

Isabella Castillo Díaz is a Cuban-American actress, singer-songwriter, presenter and model (Photo: Isabella Castillo / Instagram)
Isabella Castillo Díaz is a Cuban-American actress, singer-songwriter, presenter and model (Photo: Isabella Castillo / Instagram)

RELEASE DATE

Although there is still no official release date for “La usurpadora, el musical”, it is estimated that the film will hit theaters in 2022. It will be directed by Santiago Limon, Manager “Rebel”On Netflix, who wrote the script with María Hinojos. The locations of the film will be Jalisco, Hidalgo, Nayarit and Mexico City. While the music will be made up of themes such as “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” from Selena quintanilla, “Livin ‘La Vida Loca” by Ricky Martin, “Life is a carnival” by Celia Cruz, “Mi tierra” by Gloria Estefan, among other songs in English and Spanish.

La usurpadora is a Mexican telenovela directed by Beatriz Sheridan and produced by Salvador Mejía for Televisa in 1998. null

WHO WAS THE MAIN DOUBLE OF GABY SPANIC?

The person who was in charge of doing the main double in “La usurpadora” was María Morena. This was confirmed last year by the Instagram account of TlNovelasyMás, which published two images of the Venezuelan and the other actress together during the recordings.

“Gaby Spanic and her double in #Lausurpadora recordings (1998)”, wrote the account together to the composition of images.

Before the revelation, the followers of the melodrama could not believe that the double of the novel was another person. “Don’t play games, I always thought it was the two sisters”, “Why give her a double if she has a twin?”, “I was deceived, all the time I thought she worked with the sister in ‘La usurpadora'” Yes, María Morena. Great actress and stuntman. I saw her in Rosalinda and Esmeralda “ and “María Morena would be the mother of ‘Brisa’ and ‘Damián’ in the telenovela ‘Vivan los Niños'”, were some reactions, published .

Others gave possible reasons why Daniela Spanic was not the main double. Several agreed that she was not an actress and that because her texture and body shape were different.

Gaby Spanic and her main double in La usurpadora. Here as Paulina Martínez. (Photo: Televisa)
Gaby Spanic and her main double in La usurpadora. Here as Paulina Martínez. (Photo: Televisa)

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“La usurpadora, el musical”: all about the new version with Isabella Castillo