Sony Pictures Television and Televisa have unveiled their first coproduction.
Señorita Pólvora is based on the real life story of a beauty queen whose alleged connections to the underworld and a romantic affair with an assassin ultimately led to her untimely demise.
The series will be produced in Mexico by SPT and will air across multiple Televisa platforms, and UniMás in the US.
Señorita Pólvora follows Valentina, a beautiful, well-to-do young women who falls for a hit man only to find out that her love, in addition to her own family, belongs to of one of Mexico’s most powerful drug cartels. Her explosive life and gradual descent into the world of crime is chronicled by a journalist who kindles a burning flame for the deadly beauty queen.
SPT will handle distribution around the rest of Latin America, while Televisa will hold rights for the east and south of Europe. SPT and Televisa will share rights for the rest of the world.
The cast includes Camila Sodi, Ivan Sanchez, José María de Tavira, and Saúl Lisazo. Daniel Ucros is the executive producer.