Spanish-based Onza Distribution sells the telenovela ‘The Pretender’ to Argentine broadcaster Telefe.
‘The Pretender’ was airing in TVI until the end of last year, proving to be a huge hit in its home market, leading ratings during its airing and a second season following it.
‘The Pretender’ tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of a plane, taking Veronica’s twin sister, a victim of a millionaire scam. Since her sister is presumed dead, Verónica assumes her identity and swears revenge on the businessman’s family. Her main opponent is his wife, Diana. Jaime, Verónica’s nephew, is in the middle of this war. He suffers from cancer and needs to be saved. Also, amid this turmoil is Rodrigo, Diana´s great love in the past, but who the two rivals are fighting for in the present.
Jessica Ortiz, the managing director of Onza Distribution explained “We are now in open negotiations with other countries. ‘The Pretender’ besides being a big production, it has is a great story, with an international concept that will travel very well all-around Latin America”.
Onza Distribution is TVI´s exclusive agent; offering a varied catalog of their productions, standing out the recently Emmys winner ’Payback’