Disney has announced a new Disney+ Original for Latin America called “Siempre fui yo”, which is being made by THE MEDIAPRO STUDIO in Colombia and Argentina . This new series stars the Mexican actress and singer Karol Sevilla ( Soy Luna , Disney Channel), the Colombian singer Pipe Bueno and the renowned Colombian-Mexican actor Christian Tappan ( La Reina del Sur ).
Filming has begun and it will arrive at Disney + in late 2021 and viewers will experiment an intriguing story, full of mystery, adventure, romance and music in the Caribbean region of Colombia.
“Siempre fui yo” follows the adventures of Lupe (Karol Sevilla), a Mexican girl whose life takes an unexpected turn when she learns of the death of her father, El Faraón (Christian Tappan) – Colombia’s greatest musical star – and decides to leave behind her Native Mexico to travel to Cartagena and attend the funeral. Quickly, he realizes that nothing there is what it seems and decides to enter a musical contest to be close to his father’s environment and investigate his suspicious death. Together with Noah (Pipe Bueno), a young former assistant to her father, Lupe embarks on a mission full of danger, romance and lots of music to unravel this mystery in the heart of the Colombian Caribbean.
The new series features original songs produced by Mauricio Rengifo and Andrés Torres and performed by Karol Sevilla and Pipe Bueno, who are accompanied by a talented international cast .
Filming will be underway until May in real locations in the Colombian cities of Bogotá and Cartagena, among others, and in the paradisiacal beach of Barú.
Also starring in the Disney+ Original is José Julián Gaviria (“Pipe”), Simón Savi (“Charly”), Antonio Sanint (“Lucas Martin”), Adriana Romero (“Wendy”), Juliana Velásquez (“Angie”), Dubán Prado ( “Sammy”), Alejandro Gutiérrez (“Kevin”), Katherine Escobar (“Mercedes”), Eliana Raventós (“Lucía”), Marisol Correa (“Cecilia”) and Felipe Botero (“Ariel”).
The new series is made up of ten 40-minute episodes, and is directed by Felipe Cano (María Magdalena, El Comandante).
“Siempre fui yo” will be one of more than 70 Disney+ Originals to be released in Latin America, by renowned production houses in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina. No international release outside Latin America has yet been confirmed.