The series was filmed in Mexico City and is set to premiere on the ViacomCBS streaming platform in November.
VIS, a division of ViacomCBS, wrapped production on Cecilia, the Paramount+ original series starring Mariana Treviño. The series was filmed in Mexico City and is set to premiere on the ViacomCBS streaming platform in November.
Cecilia is an eight-episode dramedy that tells the story of Cecilia, played by Mariana Treviño (Club de Cuervos, Narcos: México, 100 Días Para Enamorarnos), a creative, charismatic, and audacious woman who has transformed her parents’ bakery, through sheer talent and hard work, into a thriving business. However, her own fears and inner conflicts have created a world where her family is completely dependent on her, and love has been replaced by need.
The world which Cecilia rules falls apart when she suffers a stroke. But what at first seems like a tragedy, ends up being an opportunity for Cecilia to put aside her pride and give her family an opportunity to step up and thrive without her, ultimately uniting her family.
The series is led by a talented international cast. Erik Hayser plays Dr Jiménez, Cecilia’s neurologist who eventually falls in love with her. Michel Brown will play Germán, Cecilia’s second ex-husband and father of her twins, Romi (Aminta Ireta), an influencer who loves the spotlight, and Majo (Natalia Coronado), an introverted teenager who finds it difficult to connect with her peers. Germán also has a son, Simón (Leo Deluglio), from his previous marriage with Sofia (Mayra Batalla).
Martín Altomaro is Adolfo, Cecilia’s first husband and father of her first daughter Elena (Mariana Zaragoza), and is remarried with Cecilia’s former friend, Mercedes (Mónica Ayos). He is also the chef of an unsuccessful and always seeks Cecilia’s help.
Marimar Vega plays Cecilia’s younger sister, Ana, and César Bono and Lumi Cavazos are Don Jaime and Dulce, Cecilia and Ana’s parents and the former owners of the bakery Cecilia now manages. Dario (Ignacio Riva Palacio) is Cecilia’s assistant and lives with Martin (Antonio Fortier).
Cecilia is based on an original idea by renowned writer and director Daniel Burman, and is written by Clara Roquet, Mónica Herrera, and Burman himself, and is directed by Ihtzi Hurtado, with executive production by Inna Payán.