Disney Channel Latin America started production of Soy Luna, its new teen telenovela produced in collaboration with Disney Channel Europe, Middle East and Africa. Directed by Jorge Nisco and Martin Saban and produced by Pol-ka, the series will debut in 2016 on Disney Channels all over Latin America and Europe.
The story combines elements of comedy, drama, romance and original music. Starring an international cast led by Mexican actress Karol Sevilla in the role of “Luna”; accompanied by Mexican actor Michael Ronda, Argentine actors Valentina Zenere Agustin Bernasconi, Lionel Ferro, Carolina Kopelioff, Katja Martinez, Chiara Parravicini and Malena Ratner as well as Spanish actress Ana Jara, Chilean actor Jorge Lopez and already recognized Disney Channel artist Ruggero Pasquarelli, of Italy.
Cecilia Mendonça, Vice President and general manager, Disney Channels Latin America, The Walt Disney Company Latin America, commented: “After an excellent first experience with this format, enthusiastically we embarked on the regional production of our second teen telenovela in collaboration with our colleagues at Disney Channel EMEA.” In this way, we are committed to developing new content with the values of the Disney brand, connecting with audiences around the world through universal stories with local relevance, appealing characters, original songs, surprising choreograpies, innovative features and quality as usual.