Yalitza Aparicio continues to inspire with her life story, now the Mexican will star in the first series in Spanish produced by Apple TV, but What is this story about?
Yalitza Aparicio became known worldwide by starring in the film “Roma” by director Alfonso Cuarón, all the spotlights of the cameras pointed to the Mexican when she was nominated for best leading actress. In addition, to represent an entire indigenous and Latino community in Hollywood.
Now Aparicio returns to the recording studios to star in the series ‘Midnight Family’, which will be filmed in Mexico City. The actress will share a cast with actors Joaquín Cosío, Dolores Heredia, José María de Tavira, Renata Vaca and Diego Calva, as well as Spaniards Itzan Escamilla, known for participating in ‘Elite’, Óscar Jaenada and Colombian actress Mariana Gómez.
What is “Midnight Family” about?
The Apple TV+ story follows the life of Marigaby (Renata Vaca), a medical student who saves lives at night in chaotic Mexico City aboard her family’s private ambulance. The business they live on. She, along with her father Ramón (Joaquín Cosío) and her brothers Marcus (Diego Calva) and Julito (Sergio Bautista) compete against other paramedics to get to accidents as soon as possible with the aim of earning money and making a living. So far it is not known when we could see this medical drama, however if the recordings continue as planned, it is likely that we will be able to enjoy it at the end of 2022 or in the first half of 2023.
What is known so far is that the production will have 10 chapters and according to Varity magazine, its recordings have already begun. Although there are very few details of the story, what we do know is that this will be the first series where Aparicio appears.
Yalitza Aparicio’s works
Since her film debut for her leading role in the film “Roma” Yalitza Aparicio has not stopped working and sending a message of inclusion and unity, since she represents an entire community, she has worked with different organizations, with the aim of let your voice be heard.
For her part, after obtaining several nominations in 2019 for Best Actress or New Actress at the Oscars, Critic’s Choice Awards, among others, Yalitza participated in the 2021 short film, ‘Hijas de witches’, she will also participate in the horror film ‘ Presences’, but this will be the first project that he will star in after ‘Roma’.
His Hollywood debut
The Hollywood industry is fascinated by the personality of Yalitza Aparicio, the Mexican protagonist of “Roma”, who stole all the spotlight after her performance in said film. Aparicio is originally from the City of Tlaxiaco, Oaxaca, the teacher decided to accept the character of “Cleo” to give visibility to the indigenous culture of the Mexican southeast. Yalitza played a domestic worker of a middle-class family in Mexico during the 70s after doing a casting and was selected in a surprising way, over time Aparicio continues to contribute her personality, talent and charisma to give visibility to a community silenced.
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Yalitza Aparicio will star in series on Apple TV