The series is currently being filmed in Mexico City. It’s the first title to go in production as part of a deal between The Immigrant’s and ViX+ to develop original scripted content
TelevisaUnivision announced the start of production in Mexico City of Una noche (One Night, working title), an exclusive thriller series for ViX+, the recently launched premium Spanish-language subscription streaming service.
Produced by The Immigrant, the production company founded by El Chapo producer Camila Jimenez and creator Silvana Aguirre, Una noche is the first title to go in production as part of a deal between The Immigrant’s and ViX+ to develop original scripted content. The Immigrant and ViX+ are currently developing two additional series under the deal.
Directed by Inés Barrionuevo, Analeine Cal y Mayor, and Cris Gris and written by Adriana Pelusi (Control Z, Rosario Tijeras, El Hubiera Sí Existe), the original production stars Paulina Dávila (Luis Miguel, La Serie, La Hora Cero, El Comandante) Alicia Jaziz (Ingobernable, Caer en Tentación), and Christopher Von Uckerman (Rebelde).
“We are excited to partner with the talented team at The Immigrant to tell diverse, compelling stories like Una Noche,” said Rodrigo Mazón, executive vice president and general manager of ViX+. “This gripping limited series wraps you up in the story while exploring complex social topics. Una Noche ultimately delivers a story of hope by showing how a sisterhood between two women of different generations can help them both move forward.”
“Una Noche puts a twist on a classical ‘whodunit’ and turns it into a ‘who’s lying.’ The poignant writing of Adriana Pelusi and the sensitive vision of our directors Inés Barrionuevo, Analeine Cal y Mayor and Cris Gris allow us to deliver on these themes in a way that will have audiences at the edge of their seats,” said Silvana Aguirre, head of Development and co-founder of The Immigrant.
“Una Noche delves into the story of Carla, a young high school teacher tasked with investigating sexual harassment accusations against one of her fellow teachers and friend, Ricardo. The accusations shock the school and its community, as Ricardo is a beloved teacher. Instinctively, Carla is hesitant to believe them, especially as they have been brought forward by Daniela, a complicated and troublesome student in the school. As the case unravels and the plot twists and turns, Carla relives haunting memories from her own teenage years. While searching for justice in the present, Carla tries to heal her past.
Co-founded by Camila Jimenez and Silvana Aguirre, The Immigrant recently partnered with Fremantle (producer and distributor of The X Factor and the Young Pope) and BRON Ventures (producers of Joker, Bombshell, and Euphoria). Previously, Jimenez executively produced projects such as El Chapo and Murder Mountain. Together the co-founders have written and produced over 60 hours of scripted content and created some of the largest Hispanic and Latinx TV content that is currently available.