Starz's Vida — New Trailer


added: Tue, Mar 6th '18

From acclaimed Mexican-born playwright and television writer-producer Tanya Saracho (How to Get Away with Murder, Looking) comes a Latina-driven series about two estranged Mexican-American sisters forced to move back to their hometown of East Los Angeles when they learn their closeted lesbian mother has suddenly passed away, leaving them with an L.A. neighborhood bar to run.

Featuring a cast of mostly Latino actors led by Mishel Prada (from the web-series "Fear the Walking Dead: Passage") and telenovela star Melissa Barrera (Siempre Tuya Acapulco, Tanto Amor), "Vida" is one of three Latino-themed scripted projects that's currently being develop at STARZ, and the first to get a green-light from the cable network.

Loosely based on a short story by Richard Villegas Jr., the half-hour series co-stars Ser Anzoategui (East Los High), Chelsea Rendon (McFarland USA), Carlos Miranda (The Bling Ring), and Maria-Elena Laas (The Hot Chick).

Alonso Ruizpalacios, the director of the award-winning Mexican film "Gueros," directs the pilot episode of "Vida," which is slated to premiere on Sunday, May 6th on STARZ. In the meantime, watch the newly released trailer, above.

You can take the girl out of the Eastside, but you can't take the Eastside out of the girl.

"Vida" is a half-hour drama series focusing on two Mexican-American sisters from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn't be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and surprising truth about their mother's identity.


directed by   Alonso Ruizpalacios (pilot)

starring   Mishel Prada, Melissa Barrera, Ser Anzoategui, Chelsea Rendon, Carlos Miranda, Maria Elena Laas, Elena Campbell-Martinez, Ramses Jimenez, Luis Bordonada, Elizabeth De Razzo, Renee Victor, Adelina Anthony, Erika Soto

release date   May 6, 2018 (on STARZ)

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