Muchachitas como tú

Muchachitas como tú (English title: Young Girls Like You) is a teen Mexican telenovela produced by Emilio Larrosa for Televisa in 2007.[1] It is an adaption of the Mexican telenovela Muchachitas, also produced by Emilio Larrosa. It premiered on April 23, 2007 and ended on November 9, 2007.

Muchachitas como tú
Muchachitas como tú poster.jpg
GenreTelenovela
Created by
Based onMuchachitas
by Emilio Larrosa
Written by
  • Verónica Suárez
  • Ricardo Barona
  • Emilio Larrosa
  • Ramón Larrosa
  • Saúl Pérez Santana
  • Lorena Medina
Directed by
  • José Ángel García
  • Claudio Reyes Rubio
  • Víctor Manuel Fouilloux
Starring
Opening theme
Ending theme"El amarre"
by Laura León
ComposerYesou Godinez
Country of originMexico
Original languageSpanish
No. of episodes145
Production
Executive producerEmilio Larrosa
ProducerArturo Pedraza Loera
Production locations
Cinematography
  • Gerardo Gómez Lapena
  • Luis Monroy
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time41-44 minutes
Production companyTelevisa
DistributorTelevisa Internacional
Release
Original networkCanal de las Estrellas
Picture format
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original releaseApril 23 (2007-04-23) –
November 9, 2007 (2007-11-09)
Chronology
Preceded byAmar sin límites
Followed byTormenta en el paraíso

This telenovela tells the story of four girls: Elena Olivares, Isabel Flores, Leticia Hernández and Monica Sánchez Zuñiga. The villain is Federico Cantú, a psycho killer who will stop at nothing until he gets Guillermo's fortune (Monica's dad). Muchachitas como tú, although being strongly criticized in Mexico, was a great success; in its final episodes it was the most watched telenovela in Mexico, surpassing Pasión, the most watched telenovela in Mexico at that time.

Ariadne Díaz, Begoña Narváez, Gabriela Carrillo and Gloria Sierra starred as protagonists, while Fabián Robles, Silvia Mariscal, Angelique Boyer, Carlos Cámara Jr., Claudia Troyo, Jorge de Silva and Manuela Imaz starred as antagonists.

The main theme song was performed by Spanish singer Belinda.

PlotEdit

Elena, Isabel, Mónica and Leticia are four girls who meet at an acting school (TAES).They belong to different social classes, but for them it is not important, because their main value is friendship. Monica's mother and Elena's father have a past and it turns out that Elena and Monica are half-sisters. Federico Cantú (Fabián Robles) is Monica's cousin, he has been working for Guillermo, his uncle, who trusts him even though Federico's only interest is stealing his uncle's money.

CastEdit

MainEdit

The Muchachitas

  • Ariadne Díaz as Leticia Hernández Fernández/Herfer
  • Begoña Narváez as Isabel Flores
  • Gabriela Carrillo as Elena Olivares
  • Gloria Sierra as Mónica Sánchez-Zúñiga Vásquez
  • Ana Isabel Torre as Olivia Villaseñor Sada

The Muchachitos

Villains of "Muchachitas"

  • Claudia Troyo as Lucy Montenegro
  • Fabian Robles as Federico Cantú Sánchez-Zúñiga
  • Elizabeth Aguilar as Virginia Vélez
  • Mar Contreras as Lorena
  • Karla Luna as Gabriela
  • Thelma Dorantes as Lucia
  • Manuela Ímaz as Raquel Ortigosa
  • Eduardo Liñán as El Diablo
  • Silvia Mariscal as Martha Sánchez-Zúñiga
  • Mariana Morones as Renata
  • Raúl Ochoa as Abel
  • Jorge da Silva as Valente Quintanar
  • Oscar Traven as Felipe Montenegro

SupportingEdit

  • Angelique Boyer as Margarita Villaseñor
  • Erika Garcia as Mariana
  • Tania Ibañez as Natalia
  • Lucero Lander as Esperanza Fernández
  • Ricardo Barona as Francisco "Pancho" Hernández
  • Maria Isabel Benet as Leonor Santos
  • Sergio Reynoso as Alfredo Palacios Flores
  • Dulce as Esther Cervantes #1
  • Socorro Bonilla as Esther Cervantes #2
  • Carlos Camara Jr. as Jose "Pepe" Olivares
  • Cecilia Gabriela as Verónica Vázquez
  • Roberto Blandón as Guillermo Sánchez-Zúñiga
  • Carlos Bracho as Bernardo Barbosa
  • Lalo "El Mimo" as Héctor Suárez
  • Yaxkin Santa Lucia as Rolando
  • Ramon Valdes as Raúl
  • Lorena de la Garza as Laura
  • Dylan Obed as Claudio
  • Hugo Aceves as Tolomeo
  • Lucia Zerecero as Mercedes
  • Fernanda Ruizos as Dra. Gwendolin
  • Lorena Velázquez as Teresa Linares
  • Danna Paola as Paola Velásquez
  • Alfredo Alfonso as Comandante Rubio
  • Mario Casillas as Luis Villaseñor
  • Silvia Manríquez as Constanza de Villaseñor
  • Paulina Martell as Silvia Hernández Fernández
  • Ricardo Silva as Lic. Julio César
  • Zoila Quiñones as Profesor Custodia Zamarripa
  • Mario Sauret as Profesor Timoteo
  • David Rencoret as Dr. Jacobo
  • Marina Marín as Trinidad "Trini"

Special guestsEdit

Original cast returns for special appearancesEdit

For this version, Laura León, best known as La Tia Carmen, returns to Televisa. Producer Emilio Larrosa and his team wrote a special character for her. This new character will guide the Muchachitas through their troubles. Laura León originally played Esther in the original version of Muchachitas.

The actor who portrays Pancho (Leticia's father) on the current version of the show acted as Abel Federico's assistant on the previous Muchachitas.

Kate del Castillo (Leticia) and Cecilia Tijerina (Mónica) make special appearances in this telenovela, they both received their big breaks in 1991 when they appeared in the first Muchachitas.

Music groupEdit

At the end of this telenovela, the four Muchachitas will form a group and record an album.

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Nominee Result
2008 26th TVyNovelas Awards Best Antagonist Actor Fabián Robles Nominated
Best Leading Actress Silvia Mariscal
Best Female Revelation Ariadne Díaz
Gloria Sierra
Best Child Performance Danna Paola

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Muchachitas como tú" (in Spanish). canalrgz.com. Retrieved April 23, 2007.

External linksEdit