A first preview of the “Montecristo” series, adaptation to current times of the literary classic by Alexandre Dumas “The Count of Monte Cristo” and that with William Levy as the protagonist will be available this year through ViX+, was disclosed this Wednesday by TelevisaUnivision.
This adaptation tells the story of Alejandro Montecristo (William Levy), a character that generates concern among elites around the world because the origin of his fortune and past is unknown, as the Hispanic chain explains in a statement.
Montecristo, the main character of the series, is the founder and CEO of a new technology company that arouses concern, among them Fernando Álvarez Mondego (Roberto Enríquez), a businessman related to the Spanish aristocracy who wants to buy the company. .
This “dramatic thriller”, as defined by TelevisaUnivision, revolves around the fact that Fernando does not know that Montecristo is a person he met decades ago and the reason he appears in his life is to take revenge for past events.
The cast of actors of “Montecristo” includes Juan Fernández (“El Cid”), Esmeralda Pimentel (“High Heat”), Silvia Abascal (“Amazing Elisa”), Itziar Atienza (“Entrevías”), Guiomar Puerta (“I’m vivo”) and Franky Martin (“Entrevías”).
The new series of ViX+ was written by Lidia Fraga (“Criminal Method”) and Jacobo Díaz (“Criminal Method”), a work that was directed by Alberto Ruiz-Rojo (“Temperance”).
This Secuoya Studios production, whose release date has not been announced, also has William Levy and Jeff Goldberg as executive producers.
ViX+ is available by subscription in the US, Mexico, and Spanish-speaking Latin America.