Les Misérables (telenovela)
|Created by||Original story
Adaptation and screenplay for Telemundo
|Based on||Les Misérables of Victor Hugo|
|Developed by||Argos Comunicación
Telemundo Studios, Miami
|Directed by||Carlos Villegas
|Theme music composer||Caridad Castañeda|
|Opening theme||"Les Misérables" by Aracely Arámbula|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||79 (as of January 27, 2015)|
|Executive producer(s)||Martha Godoy
Araceli Sánchez Mariscal
|Producer(s)||Georgina Castro Ruiz
Marco Antonio López
Jorge Sosa Lanz
|Running time||42-45 minutes|
|Picture format||HDTV 1080i|
|Audio format||Stereophonic sound|
|Original run||September 30, 2014– present|
|Preceded by||En otra piel|
Les Misérables (Spanish title: Los miserables), is an Spanish-language telenovela to be produced by United States-based television network Telemundo Studios, Miami. Telemundo announced that the Mexican actress Aracely Arámbula will star in the first adaptation for a Spanish soap opera of "Los Miserables". Telemundo Production, already in pre-production and will be shot entirely in Mexico, Les Misérables is an adaptation of the French play by Victor Hugo and will be written by the Venezuelan Valentina Párraga. Starring Aracely Arámbula and Erik Hayser, with Aylin Mujica and Gabriel Porras in the antagonistic role. It tells the story of a woman persecuted for justice, which must resist the injustices while demonstrating integrity.
Telemundo will air the serial as part of the 2014–2015 season. As with most of its other Telenovelas, the network will broadcast English subtitles as closed captions on CC3.
Lucia Durán (Lucha) leaves prison in Texas (USA) where she served 11 years of her sentence, with the frustration of paying for a crime she did not commit. Her cellmate Rosalia Pérez, on her deathbed, entrusts Lucia to take charge of Roxana, her 10 year-old daughter living in Mexico City. Lucia is deported from Texas with a nursing degree obtained in prison. In Mexico City, dreaming of reuniting with her family, Lucia is received by Liliana Duran, her younger sister, who reminds her that she is the shame of the family, although Liliana knows that the tragedy of her sister started it. Meanwhile, they agree that Lucia is alone in this life and Lucia begins a long ordeal to find work and the girl that she promised to protect.
The handsome and masculine chief of the anti-narcotics department, Daniel Ponce, never has trouble getting occasional lovers, but isn't keen on lasting relationships. He seems cold and cynical, while he boasts of being fair and impartial. He relentlessly tracks evildoers, as in each of the criminals he sees his mother's killers.
Daniel, in his fight against drug trafficking and Marrero, the head of a drug cartel, directs an operation to catch a trafficking ring in a popular neighborhood, which injures both policemen and traffickers. Meeanwhile, Lucia goes to a charity hospital to apply for a job. Shortly after, the wounded from Daniel's operation arrive. Trained for action, Lucia starts to help the poor staff of nurses and doctors, until Daniel arrives with orders and threats. Lucia confronts him and Daniel angrily asserts himself. Sister Amparo Ponce, seeing the ugly behavior of her nephew, decides to give Lucia a try, despite her unruly past. After getting the job, Lucia starts to seek Roxana, the daughter of Rosalia.
The telenovela will be shot in Mexico, Mintz also indicated that soon reveal the names of the actors and producers and the rest of the team to be in this production. Arambula clarified that the new melodrama will not be a carbon copy of the novel. "Are you based in Les Misérables, but is adapted for television. It is not time, is now only based on history [everyone knows]. We will not make Les Misérables [always]," she said. Arambula confirmed she wanted to return to the small screen with a different role of "La Patrona" in the drama of the soap will be Miserable. It also confirms that she will return to work with the same production team "La Patrona". Said Marcos Santana, president of Telemundo International, Monday in a press conference in Cannes, France. "We are very proud because it comes from another great production that will anticipate our label and have excellent ratings". The telenovela production began in April 2014.
|Aracely Arámbula||Lucía "Lucha" Durán|
|Erik Hayser||Daniel Ponce|
|Aylín Mújica||Liliana Durán|
|Gabriel Porras||Olegario Marrero "El Diablo" / Rafael Montes|
|Aarón Díaz||César Mondragón Bianchi|
|Marco Treviño||Ignacio Durán|
|Alexandra de la Mora||Elena Durán|
|Aldo Gallardo||Carlos Gallardo|
|Diego Soldano||Pablo Riobueno|
|Luis Uribe||Genaro Cabello|
|Bianca Calderón||Deyanira Paredes|
|Claudio Lafarga||Dr. Gonzalo Mallorca|
|Estela Calderón||Déborah Echeverría|
|Thanya López||Marisela León|
|Ramón Medína||Roque Sarmiento|
|Verónica Terán||Sor Amparo Ponce|
|María Barbosa||Fernanda Monteagudo de Durán|
|Pia Watson||Adriana Palacios|
|Macarena Oz||Roxana "Roxanita" Pérez|
|Gabo Anguiano||Guillermo "Memin" Hernández|
|Federico Porras||Ignacio "Nachito" Echeverría Durán|
|Juan Martín Jauregui||Evaristo Rodríguez|
|Elsy Reyes||Nuria Pérez|
|Alex Camargo||Abel Durán|
|Eva Daniela||Victoria "Vicky" Gordillo|
|Dave Douglas||Octavio Mondragón|
|Manola Diez||Ivanna Echeverría|
|Geraldine Zinat||Sor Milagros|
|Luis Yeverino||Gustavo Millán|
|Rodrigo Vidal||Gastón Gordillo|
|Javier Díaz Dueñas||Radamés Echeverría|
|Gonzalo García Vivanco||Pedro Morales|
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