The Argentine series’ adaptation obtained an order of 10 one-hour episodes. It will premiere in the 2021-2022 season.
Although Covid postponed the production of its pilot last year, the American adaptation of the Argentine series La chica que limpia received in the last hours the green light as a series for the 2021-2022 season.
It will be called The Cleaning Lady and it will star Elodie Yung.
The news was announced by Fox itself, which also commissioned the country drama Monarch and scrapped the untitled drama about a group of young people remaking The Gooonies, as well as the drama Blood Relative.
Last week the network also gave the green light to damedy The Big Leap, Dan Harmon’s animated series Our Kind of People and the mockumentary This Country.
The Cleaning Lady, they detailed, will be executive produced by Miranda Kwok (who also signs as a screenwriter) along with Melissa Carter, who will also be the showrunner.
Shay Mitchell will also serve as Executive Producer for Amore & Vita Productions, Inc. alongside RMVIstar’s Rose Marie Vega and Jaque Content’s Paola Suarez.
Michael Offer directed and produced the pilot, with production being handled by Warner Bros. Television and Fox Entertainment.
Along with Elodie Yung, the series’ cast will consist of Adam Canto, Martha Millan and twins Sebastien and Valentino LaSalle.
In Fox’s version, Reyna Salonga (Yung) is a Filipino nurse who comes to the US to receive medical treatment to save her son, but when the system fails and forces her to hide, she decides to use cunning and intelligence. of her to defend. Thus, she finds herself engulfed in a world of moral gray, cleaning up crime scenes for the Russian mob, and ultimately forging her own path to power, becoming an unexpected but brilliant player in the criminal world.
It will have 10 one-hour episodes.
La chica que limpia was produced by Jaque Content (ex Germina Films) and aired in 2017 on the Argentine platform Cine.ar Play. It is written by Irene Gissara, directed by Lucas Combina and executive produced by Paola Suárez.
In addition to the US, the series was adapted in Mexico as La muchacha que limpia, produced by BTF Media for Turner Latin America.
In Europe, the Catalan production company Fasten Films chose the adaptation rights for Spain and Portugal.
In India, One Life Studios acquired its adaptation rights and in Russia Space Production chose the format.
RMVistar and Glowstar Media handle the distribution of the format.